Glacier Gymnastics members who competed in the Interclub category of the Kootenay Zone championships included: (back L-R) Gwen Peel

Super results for Nelson gymnasts

Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics club hosted the Kootenay Zone Championships earlier this month

Nelson’s Glacier Gymnastics club hosted the Kootenay Zone Championships earlier this month with local gymnasts competing against clubs from Cranbrook, Penticton, Trail, Kimberly, Golden and Creston.

In the Men’s Provincial Level 3 category Quinn Barron placed first in all events. Noah Daigle-Arsenault placed second all around with second place finishes in floor and pommel horse. Sam Fisher placed third all around with a second place finish in rings and horizontal bar. River Murphy placed second in parallel bars. Chris Lawrence-Jeffery also competed at this level placing fifth on parallel bars.

Kaz Tahara-Edmonds and Ruedi Kelsch competed in the Men’s Provincial Level 1 Open category with Tahara-Edmonds earning gold in floor, pommel horse, rings, parallel bars, horizontal bar and all around. Kelsch earned gold in floor, rings, parallel bars and silver all around.

In the Performance Plus Men’s Category Tavish Cutler earned gold in parallel bars and horizontal bar with silver all around. Cameron Bibby-Fox earned gold in horizontal bar with silver all around. Sam Kitch earned gold in parallel bars and horizontal bar with silver all around.  Coda Punchard earned gold in vault with silver all around. Koa Wintraub earned silver in rings, vault, parallel bars and horizontal bar with silver all around.

Our Women’s High School Level 1 category saw Naomi Mowat-Amiet place second all around, tying for second place in bars with Kaya Fraser who also placed third on vault. Samantha Garbula placed first all around and first on vault. Kano Major turned in a second place finish on vault and beam while Trilby Buck placed first on floor and fourth on vault.

In the Women’s High School Level 2 category Katie Poetsch placed second all around with a first place finish on beam and a second place finish on floor.

Kelly Westerop competed in the Women’s High School Level 3 category placing first all around with first place finishes in all events.

The Women’s Provincial Level 1 Tyro category saw Teagan McTague place fifth all around with a second place finish on floor and a tie for third on beam. Ashley Caponero placed sixth all around with a fourth place finish on bars.

The Women’s Provincial Level 1 Novice/Open category had Maddie Sternloff taking first place all around with a top score in bars and a tie for first in floor. Miranda Boisvert placed second all around with a first place finish on beam and a tie for second place on vault with Sternloff. Elena Gustafson tied for seventh all around with Megan Poetsch. Gustafson placed fourth on floor while Poetsch placed third on floor. Arianna Murphy-Steed came eigth all around and tied for third on beam with Poetsch.

In the Women’s Provincial Level 1 Argo category Versailles McGeady-Bruce placed second all around with a first place finish on floor and second place finishes on bars and beam. Gwen McCrory placed third all around earning first on beam.

Sara Tolles and Zoe Crisfield competed in the Women’s Provincial Level 1 Tyro category. Tolles placed first all around with first place finishes on beam and vault while Crisfield placed third all around with a first place finish on bars.

The Women’s Provincial Level 1 Pre-Argo category saw Brianne Stefani earn the gold medal all around with gold awarded for vault, beam and floor, and silver for bars.

Lennox Lockhurst competed in the Women’s Provincial Level 1 Argo category placing third all around with second place finishes on beam and floor, and third place finishes on vault and bars.

In the Women’s Provincial Level 2 Open competition Julie Poetsch placed third all around with a second place finish on floor and third place finishes on vault and bars. Rebecca Benner came sixth all around with a first place finish on floor and a tie for fourth place on vault.

The Women’s Provincial Level 2 Novice category saw Bronwyn Sutherland place first all around with first place finishes on beam and floor. Hailey Lothrop placed sixth all around with a tie for third on vault and a fourth place finish on beam.

Victoria Lawrence-Jeffery competed in the Women’s Provincial Level 2 Tyro category and placed first all around with first place finishes on vault and beam, second place on floor and third on bars.

The Women’s Provincial Level 2 Argo competitors included Alexis Dyck who came second all around finishing second on vault and beam and third on bars and floor, and Senna Moroney who came fourth all around finishing second on bars and floor.

Elisa Clark and Sarah Quinn earned gold medals in the Women’s Performance Plus category while Amreesa Bhabra, Ashlynn D’Alessandris, Brynn McTague, Cassidy Turner, Heather Briddle, Maika Houde, Ryley Thompson and Shawnessy Skea earned silver.

The Girl’s Interclub category saw all participants give stellar performances. The participants in this category were Alexa Anast, Cadence Hergott, Jenna Horton, Raven Sperling, Dafni VanHellemond, Ella Strongman, Fawn Herzig, Gabriella Hurst, Emma Lake, Sola VanDonselaar, Adonia Martineau, Ayla Sully, Shaelyn Forbes, Heather Potkins, Peyton Whitaker, Kate May, Eliza Jefferson, Hannah Collinson and Allysa Penner.

The Women’s Provincial Level 3 competition resulted in Ella Keelan placing second all around, earning a first place finish in bars and second place on vault, beam and floor. Kylee Dyck placed third all around with a first place finish on beam and third on vault, bars and floor.

 

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