0
Votes

Arlington Sports Briefs

photo

Each member of the Arlington Aerials gymnastics team medaled in their first meet of the season on Nov. 15.

<b>Aerials Launch Their Season</b>

The Arlington Aerials Level 4 girl’s gymnastics team competed in its first meet of the season on Nov. 15 in Chantilly. Each Aerial gymnast medaled in at least one event.

The star of the 7-and-under age group, was Rebecca Stewart, placing first in all events; vault with a score of 9.275, an 8.0 on the uneven bars, a 7.7 on balance beam and a 8.775 on floor routine. It was Stewart’s first competitive gymnastics meet.

In the 8-year-old level, Katarina Olsen placed second on the floor with a score of 8.575, third on the beam with a score of 8.7 and fifth on the uneven bars, scoring 8.55 Olsen placed second in the overall competition.

Claire Fergusson placed first on the balance beam at 9.05, second on the uneven bars with a score of 8.9 and fifth on the vault with a score of 8.95. Fergusson finished third in the 8-year-old level.

Gabrielle Spranger placed second on the vault with a score of 9.450 and fourth in the floor routine with a score of 8.4, placing her fourth in the all-around competition.

Olivia Potter placed third in the floor event with a score of 8.575 and placed sixth in the 8-year-old level all-around competition.

Bella Golden placed first on the vault with a score of 9.5 and placed seventh in the all-around competition.

Sophia Maceo finished third on the uneven bars with a score of 8.7, which put her in eighth place for the all-around.

In the 9-year-old level, Naomi Bergena placed second in two events, scoring 9.375 on the vault and 8.5 on the uneven bars. She also placed third in the floor routine. Bergena placed third in the all-around competition for the Arlington Aerials.

Taylor Young placed first on the vault with a score of 9.4 for the 9-year-old level. She also placed fourth on uneven bars with a score of 8.275, placing her sixth in the all-around competition.

Katie Moore finished fourth on the beam with a score of 8.55 and fifth on the uneven bars with a score of 8.2. Moore placed seventh in the all-around competition.

The 10-year-old level star of the competition was Katherine Webster, who placed first in the overall completion, scoring 9.25 on vault 9.4 on bars, 8.85 on beam and 8.025 on floor.

Gabrielle Sorresso placed fourth in the all-around competition, placing first on vault with a score of 9.45 and third on uneven bars with a score of 8.9.

Twyla Peabody placed second on the bars with a score of 9.0 and fourth on the vault with a score of 9.175.

Brittani Roundtree placed sixth in the floor routine, scoring 7.9.

Rounding out the 10-year-old group, Jackie Snow placed fifth on vault, scoring 9.125

In the 11-and-up age group, Susannah Laane was the third-place winner in the all-around event. She placed first on the uneven bars with a score of 9.275, second on the vault with a score of 9.125 and third on balance beam with a score of 8.55.

Allison Meakem placed first on vault with a score of 9.150 and second in the floor routine with a score of 7.875. She also place fourth on the beam (8.15) and the uneven bars (8.7), earning her fourth place in the all-around event.

Completing the 11-and-up age group was Rachel Cleaveland, who placed third on the uneven bars with a score of 8.925.

<b>Submit Youth Sports News</b>

The local youth winter sports seasons are starting and the Connection doesn’t want any child’s accomplishments to go unnoticed. To have youth sports items printed or posted on the Web, send the information to Sports Editor Jon Roetman at jroetman@connectionnewspapers.com.