Foothills Gymnastics program bounds forward

Published 8:00 am Saturday, March 10, 2018

Foothills Gymnastics Academy sent 11 gymnasts to Hickory, North Carolina during the weekend of March 3 and 4.

All of the gymnasts gave a strong performance and qualified for state competition later this Spring. The Foothills gymnastics Xcel Bronze team included Banks Nix, Anna-Carlisle Keim, Beija Oivari, Lucy Boone Hyde and Zina Ishwar.

Banks received first on bars, first on beam, first on floor, second on vault and first all around. Anna-Carlisle received first on beam, first on floor, second on bar and second all around. Beija received second on vault, third on bars, third on floor and third all around. Lucy received first on vault, third on beam, and fourth all around. Zina received first on bars, second on beam, second on floor, third on vault and first all around.

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The Foothills gymnastics Xcel Silver team includes Adelyn Pena, Brooklyn Jones, and Grace Settles. Adelyn received a first on bars, second on vault, third on beam and second all around. Brooklyn received a third on vault, fourth  on floor and fourth  all around.

Grace received first on floor, second on vault, second on bars and first on all around with a 37.05. Congratulations to Grace for receiving her second score over 37.

The Foothills gymnastics Xcel Gold team includes Gabby Savaia, Hurley Bell and Eliza Then. Gabby earned first in beam, second in floor, third in vault and second all around. Hurley won second in vault, third in floor and fourth all around. Eliza earned fourth on floor and fifth all around. The girls are preparing for their upcoming competitions in Greensboro and Charlotte.

– Submitted by Sharol Ard