HGA gymasts shine at own invitational

Several members of the Huntington Gymnastics Academy competed in the Peppermint Twist Championship Meet, held by HGA in the Huntington North High School Fieldhouse on Sunday, March 5.

Area gymnasts from levels 2 through 6 competed at the meet. HGA’s Level 2 team won its division while its Level 3 squad earned runner-up honors.

In individual action at Level 2, Gabby Leichty placed first in vault and all around, second on the floor exercise and third on the uneven bars and balance beam. Norah Fisher claimed first on beam and floor, second in all around, fourth on bars and fifth on vault. Adalyn Cutting took second on beam, third on vault and all around, fifth on bars and sixth on floor. Sarah Crist finished second on vault, third on floor, fourth on beam and all around and seventh on bars. Mya Wolf attained first on bars and seventh on vault, beam, floor and all around. Olivia Rosen earned second on bars, eighth on beam and ninth on vault, floor and all around.

In Level 3 competition, Avery Pohler captured first on vault, bars, beam, floor and all round. Alana Bonham took second on floor, third on bars, fourth on beam and all around and ninth on vault. Macy Vonuhl earned fifth on vault and floor, seventh in all around and ninth on bars and beam. Jersey Hacker claimed first on beam, eighth in all around, 11th on bars, 12th on vault and 14th on floor. Brooke Clark placed first on bars, 10th on vault, 11th in all around and 13th on beam and floor. Kinsey Strine finished sixth on vault and beam, seventh in all around, eighth on bars and ninth on floor. Lindsay Johnson secured first on vault and all around, second on beam and floor and 10th on bars. Rory Poston attained second on vault, sixth on bars, eighth in all around and 12th on beam and floor.

In Level 4 action, Alaina Stanley placed second on vault and all around and third on bars, beam and floor. Abby Denman finished fourth on bars, seventh on vault and all around and eighth on beam and floor.

Competition at Level 5 saw Savanna Wilson claim first on floor, fourth on vault, sixth on beam and all around and 11th on bars. Janna Teusch took fifth on beam, sixth on vault, ninth on floor and all around and 10th on bars.

At Level 6, Chloe Camomile captured first on floor and all around, second on bars and third on vault and beam. Ema Kline achieved first on vault, third on floor, fifth on beam and all around, and sixth on bars.