Nine girls compete at Charlotte

Published 8:00 am Friday, March 9, 2018

On February 24, Foothills Gymnastics sent nine girls from their Xcel Gold, Xcel Silver, and Xcel Bronze teams to the Princess Classic in Charlotte, North Carolina.

We are proud of the Xcel Bronze team (Anna-Carlisle Keim, Banks Nix, Lucy Boone Hyde, and Zina Ishwar) who completed their first competition. Anna earned first on bars and second on beam. Banks earned first on beam, first on floor and third on bars. Lucy earned second on vault, second on beam, third on bars and third overall. Zina earned second on bars, third on beam and second overall.

Princess 2018 Silver girls

Four girls competed at the Princess Classic from Foothills Gymnastics’ Xcel Silver team (Caity Elledge, Grace Settles, Brooklyn Jones, and Adelyn Pena). All four girls did well with Caity and Grace bringing home crowns.  Caity earned first in vault with an 8.90, first in bars with a 9.50, first in beam with a 9.65,first in floor with a 9.50 and first in overall with a 37.55. Grace earned first in vault with a 9.25, first in bars with a 9.40, first in floor with a 9.30 and firstoverall with a 37.15.  Brooklyn earned a second in vault with a 9.25, second in beam with a 9.55 and a second in floor with a 9.05, 3rd on bars with an 8.90 and second overall with a 36.60. Adelyn earned first in vault with a 9.15, second in bars with a 9.10, third in beam with a 9.25 and 3rd overall with a 35.80.

Princess 2018 bronze girls

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Hurley Bell represented Foothills Gymnastics Xcel Gold team at the Princess Classic. Hurley earned first place on floor with a 9.40 and first place on vault with a 9.40.

Foothills Gymnastics teams will continue to strengthen and train to prepare for upcoming competitions and qualifiers in March. The gym currently has openings in their recreational and homeschool classes.

– Submitted by Sharol Ard