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Pavel & Elena Miligoulo
Click here to see the AMAZING results our Xcel Team had at Regionals!! We are so proud of all of you girls!! Keep up the great work!!
Rising Stars Gymnasts competed at Regional Championship
The Rising Stars Gymnastics Academy Level 9 and 10 gymnasts competed April 21-22 at the Sioux Falls Arena, SD in the Region 4 Championship. Regional Championship gathers the top gymnasts from 7 states: Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Gymnasts with the top All-Around scores in their age groups at Regionals qualify to advance to the highest level of Junior Olympics (J.O.) competition.
Five level 9-10 Rising Stars gymnasts extend their season. Mya Hoooten will fly out to Indiana, ID in mid-May, joining with the best Level 10 gymnasts from across the nation at the 2017 Women’s National J.O. Championships (Nationals). These Level 10 gymnasts participate on the highest level in the J.O. program that is just under the elite level.
The Level 10 team was divided into three sessions. Isabella Frattalone (Junior E age group) started off first as Regionals opened up Friday afternoon. Isabella did a great bar routine and got 6th place finish, she also placed 7th on beam and floor and finished 9th in all-around. Level 10 teammate Mya Hooten (Junior C age group) competed next in the Friday evening session. Mya won floor title with a very powerful and beautiful routine (9.675), she also medaled on beam- placed 5th (9.25) and medaled on vault – 7th (9.1). Mya finished 4th in All-around (36.3) and qualified for her first trip to Nationals.
The Level 9 team also competed in four different sessions. Taylor Siebenaler competed in the final Friday session. In the Senior 6 age group, Taylor won vault title with very dynamic vault (9.525), she also medaled (2nd) on floor with her beautiful routine (9.25) and medaled on bars- 5th (9.075). Taylor finished 8th in all-around. Level 9 teammate Molly Peterson competed on Saturday afternoon session. In the Junior 1 age group, Molly drew high score for vault (9.125) – placed 3rd, she also medaled on bars – 5th (8.775). Molly placed 8th in all-around. Calihan Sterud rounded out the competition for the Rising Stars on Saturday evening session. In Senior 5 age group Cali had a great vault (7th) and nice floor (7th). Calihan finished 9th in all-around.
Great job girls! Good luck Mya at Nationals!!!
Congratulations to all Xcel gymnasts on a great State meet!
Top finishers include:
Bronze – 9th place team 112.875
Hannah Wilson 1st on floor 9.7
1st on beam 9.575
2nd on vault 9.575
1st all-around 38.4
Savannah Backberg 3rd on vault 9.4
4th all-around 37.35
Katie Harris 2nd on vault 9.225
4th on beam
4th all-around 36.775
Silver – 9th place team 112.35
Sophia Lundgren 5th on vault 9.325
Geneva Rasmussen 2nd on vault 9.25
3rd on beam 9.275
5th on floor 9.3
3rd all-around 37.225
Maddie Schmidtz 5th all-around 37.225
Reese Nodes 5th on vault 9.25
Gold – 7th place team 111.775
Amele Brown 4th on floor 9.425
Lacey Thomas 1st on vault 9.425
3rd on beam 9.3
2nd all-around 37.3
Viviana Kenfield 4th on beam 9.3
4th on vault 9.2
Amber Stevens 2nd on beam 9.275
5th on bars 9.275
3rd all-around 36.7
Kayla Kajer 3rd on bars 9.275
Wren Konickson 5th on beam 9.25
4th all-around 36.4
Stella Guth 3rd on floor 9.2
3rd on vault 8.95
4th on beam 8.725
5th on bars 9.05
3rd all-around 35.925
Sofia LaBelle 5th on vault 9.125
Platinum – 7th place team 111.125
Elise Karlstad 4th on floor 9.6
Heather Wiehe 2nd on floor 9.575
Alexis Spinks 3rd on floor 9.5
3rd on vault 9.35
4th on bars 9.225
Mary Jackson 1st on vault 9.4
3rd on floor 9.3
5th all-around 36.075
Iliana Brandt 3rd on bars 9.25
Good Luck at Regionals on April 21-23 at WI Dells!!!
Last weekend, March 24-25, our Optional team took place in the Minnesota State Meet in Minneapolis, MN. Many of our girls had top 10 finishes, a great accomplishment at State!
Our Level 6 Team took 6th Place in the State with a 112.45.
Miranda Badger had a great floor and vault that earned a 9.05 and 9.025. Angela Taylor tied for 9th on bars with an 8.9 and scored 36.625 in all-around (9.275 vault and beam & 9.175 floor). Rachel Francis tied for 6th on bars with a 9.0, tied for 9th on vault with a 9.375 and Rachel placed 8th All-Around with a 36.725. Brynn Savelkoul tied for 9th on vault with a 9.15, placed 5th on bars with a 8.825, she also placed 4th on floor with a 9.375, tied for 1st on beam with a 9.55, and Brynn placed 4th all-around with a 36.9.
Aubry Yang scored a 9.25 on vault, tied for 5th place on floor with a 9.4, she placed 5th on bars with a 9.075, and was beam Champion with a huge 9.625! Aubry placed 3rd in all-around with impressive 37.35. Evelyn Johnson had an amazing meet: she scored 9.525 on vault for 4th place, 9.1 on bars (3rd), 9.575 on beam (2nd) and was an all-around Champion with huge 37.775! Congratulations Level 6’s on a great season!
Small level 7 team (3 gymnasts) took 11th place (108.575). Maddy Young scored 9.075 on bars, 915 on floor and 9.2 on vault. Ella Chaves also scored three 9’s: 9.0 on vault, 9.025 on beam and 9.2 on floor. Abbey Savelkoul tied for 9th on vault (9.175) and bars (9.0), placed 9th on beam with a 9.3 and took 6th on floor with a 9.35. Abbey placed 8th in all-around with 36.825 total. Great job level 7’s!
Level 8 team was represented by Kendall Rogers, Cassie Schreier and Marissa Muller. Kendall had a nice floor routine (8.975) and good vault (8.675). Cassie placed 8th on vault (9.0) and 7th on floor with a 9.425. Marissa placed 2nd on vault (9.225) and was the Level 8 floor Champion in her age group with a 9.475! Nice season level 8’s!
The level 9 team had 3 gymnasts competing at State: Calihan Sterud, Molly Peterson and Taylor Siebenaler They had a great meet and placed 10th in the State with a 104.725. Calihan had a best meet of the season and had a great vault that scored 9.05. Molly placed 9th on bars with an 8.975, 8th on beam with a 9.1, tied for 5th on vault with an 8.975, she also and 6th place All-Around with a 35.7. Taylor had a huge vault and placed 3rd with a 9.45 score. Congratulations to our Level 9Team on an awesome season as well!
Level 10 gymnast Bella Frattalone scored 9.1 on beam for the 8th place finish. Mya Hooten placed 5th on beam with a 9.225 and took 8th on vault with 9.025.
All five Rising Stars level 9 and 10 gymnasts scored above a 34.0 to earn a trip to the Region 4 Championships in Sioux Falls, SD on April 7-8!
Great job Level 9’s and 10’s and Good Luck at Regionals!
Rising Stars Invite:
Level 6 team did a great job and placed 2nd with a team score of 109.95. Brynn S. won beam with a score of 9.6, won floor (9.375), placed 2nd on vault and won all-around (36.8). Evelyn J. placed 2nd all-around (36.7) and was 2nd on beam (9.35), floor (9.325) and 3rd on vault (9.225). Rachel F. placed 3rd on beam (9.4) & vault (9.1). Chloe S. and Miranda B. both scored 9.275 on beam J Aubry Y. scored 9.25 on beam & 9.05 on floor, Angela T. also scored well: 9.175 (beam), 9.075 (floor) & 9.05 (vault).
Level 7 team placed 6th (108.3). Highlights: Anna M placed 2nd on floor with9.4. Abbey S. scored big 9.525 on floor also and 9.15 on vault. Maddy Y. had two 9’s: 9.25 (floor, 9.025 bars. Harper scored 9.025 on bars and Ella C. got 9.175 (floor) & 9.025 vault.
Level 8 team scored 103.675 (6th place). Marissa M. scored 9.425 on floor and placed 4th, she also placed 4th on beam (9.0) and 3rd on vault (9.025). Cassie S. got 9.3 (4th) and 9.075 on vault (3rd). Kendall got her 1st 9.075 on floor as a first year level 8!
Level 9’s: in 15+ age group Taylor S. won vault (9.375), placed 2nd on bars (9.25), scored 9.175 on floor (5th) and won all-around with 36.45! Molly P. (8-12 age group) won vault with 9.3, was 2nd on bars (8.825), 3rd on beam and won all-around!
Great job girls! Good luck at the State meet!!!
On February 18th-19th, the Rising Stars Optional Team competed at Gina Morri Invitational.
The Level 6 team had a great day and won 1st place with a Team score of 109.725. Top 5 places were: Evelyn Johnson was a Floor Champion with 9.45 and a Beam Champion with 9.20, she also placed 3rd on Vault ( 9.15). Brynn Savelkoul placed 2nd on Bars (9.1) and was 2nd on Floor (9.3).Angela Taylor was a Bar Champion (8.95), took 3rd place on Vault (9.2), 4th on Floor (9.175) and placed 2nd in all-around with 36.275. Aubry Yang placed 2nd on Floor (9.325); 2nd on Beam (9.175) & got 9.075 on Vault (5th). Miranda Badger placed 2nd on Bars (8.85) and got 9.0 on Floor. Rachel Francis placed 5th on Floor with 9.15. Chloe Stanton also scored 9.0 on Floor.
The Level 7 team placed 3rd with a 107.275. Highlights in the Top 5 were:
Abbey Savelkoul placed 2nd on Floor with 9.35, 2nd on Beam, 5th on Bars and second in all-around. Maddy Young placed 2nd on Bars with 9.15, 5th on Vault and Beam; she also placed 2nd in all-around. Anna Moggia placed 3rd on Beam and 5th on Floor (9.075). Harper Hamilton placed 3rd on Bars. Ella Chaves took 4th on Vault (9.075).
The Level 8 team placed 6th with 102.4. Highlights in the Top 6 were: Cassie Schreier was a Vault Champion with 9.2 score. Marissa Muller was placed 2nd on Vault with a 9.05 and placed 4th on Floor (9.125) and all-around. Kendall Rogers took 6th on Vault.
The Rising Stars Level 9 Team had a great meet and placed 3rd with their team score of a 101.275. Taylor Sienenaler was a Vault Champion with 9.35, placed 3rd on Floor, 4th on Bars and 3rd in all-around. Calihan Sterud placed 4th with a score of 9.025. Molly Peterson placed 2nd on Beam, 4th on Bars and all-around. Erica Stanton placed 5th on Floor.
Mya Hooten was all-around Champion with 36.525; she also was a Champion on Beam with 9.35 and Champion on Vault (9.15); placed 2nd on Floor (9.1) and Bars. Isabella Frattalone placed 3rd on Bars (8.9), 4th on Vault, Beam and Floor..
Congrats girls! Great job! Keep up the hard work and Good Luck next weekend at the Rising Stars Invitational in Minneapolis!
Two weeks ago on February 2nd Rising Stars level 7-10 Teams boarded a plane for San Diego, California for the SCEGA Classics Invitational. They had a great time competing, sight-seeing and soaking in the sun.
The Level 7’s team started competition on Friday morning. Maddy Young placed 4th on Beam with a 9.1. Anna Moggia placed 5th on Beam. All level 7 gymnasts got medals for placing on top 10 in their age groups!
The Level 8 Team competed on Friday evening. Marissa Muller won Vault with a 9.075 and placed 4th on Floor with 9.2. Marissa also finished 5th in All-Around. Cassie Schreier finished in 3rd place on Vault with 9.0. Kendall Rogers also placed on Vault.
The Level 9 Rising Stars team competed on Saturday. Taylor Siebenaler was the Vault Champion with a huge 9.6 and won all-around title! Taylor placed 2nd on Bars (9.075) and took 3rd on and Floor with a 9.1. Molly Peterson placed 3rd on beam and medaled on Vault, Bars, Floor, and all-around. Calihan medaled on Floor.
Two of Rising Stars Level 10 gymnasts traveled to San Diego: Bella Frattalone and Mya Hooten. Bella Placed on Bars, Beam, Floor and all-around. Mya won Floor with a highest score of the session 9.425 and also won Beam with 9.25. She placed 4th on Vault (9.05)
Great job ladies, and keep working hard towards your State Meet goals!
Congratulations to all our Xcel gymnasts who competed at the Luau Invitational last weekend. Silver team won 1st place with 112.2! Bronze team placed 3rd with 111.2, Platinum team also placed 3rd (110.65) and Gold team took 4th (109.55).
Many of the girls had their personal best meet so far and won a lot of medals in all-around and on different events:) Awesome job girls!
Check out this article about our past gymnasts: How family led MJ Rott to Auburn in more ways than one!
On January 20-22nd, the Rising Stars Optional Team traveled to Kenosha, WI for the Scamp’s Hang 10.0 Gymnastics Invitational. For some, this was their very first travel meet, so it was exciting to see new competition.
The Level 6 team improved by more than 2 points and won 3rd place trophy with 111.125! Evelyn Johnson scored a huge 37.575 to win all-around Champion title. Evelyn won Vault (9.35), Bars (9.2) and on Beam (9.5) and she placed 2nd on Floor with 9.525. Miranda Badger had a great day and won all-around with 36.55. Also Miranda won Beam (9.25) and placed 3rd on Bars (9.0). Rachel Francis scored 36.125 in all-around and placed 2nd on Vault (9.175) and Beam (9.2). Aubry Yang won Floor (9.375), placed 2nd on Beam (9.4) and took 3rd in all-around with 36.0. Angela Taylor placed 2nd on Bars and 3rd in all-around (36.0). Brynn Savelkoul won Floor (9.4) and placed 3rd in all-around. Chloe Stanton had a great Floor routine and placed 2nd with 9.275.
Great meet level 6’s!
The Level 7 team improved team score by more than 3 points (109.125) and placed 7th. Top 3 places were: Maddy Young placed 2nd on Floor with a 9.275 and got 36.725 in all-around. Abbey Savelkoul won Vault (9.425), placed 3rd on Beam (9.325) and got 36.325 all-around. Ella Chaves also got 36.0 in all-around and she placed 2nd on Beam with 9.25. Anna Moggia had a great Floor routine (9.2). Nice job Level 7’s!
The Level 8 team had a good competition day and improved their Team Score by more than 4 points (105.075) for the 4th place finish. Marissa Muller won all-around and won Beam with a 9.525, also she placed 2nd on Vault (9.025).Cassie Schreier won Vault with 9.15. All level 8 gymnasts now qualified to State! Keep up the hard work Level 8’s!
The Rising Stars Level 9 Team had a great meet and brought 5th place trophy home with their team score of a 101.8. Taylor Siebenaler won Vault with a huge 9.625 score and was 1st on Floor (9.125). First year level 9 Molly Peterson won Beam (9.1), placed 2nd on Vault (9.125) and took 3rd in all-around. Calihan Sterud took 4th in all-around and qualified to State! Great job Level 9’s!
Highlights for the level 10 gymnasts (in the Top 5 were): Lindsey Malicki placed 4th on Vault and Floor. Bella Frattalone placed 5th on Bars, Beam and Floor.
Congrats girls! Keep up the hard work and Good Luck next weekend at the SCEGA Invitational in San Diego, CA!
The RSGA Optional Team (level 6-10) just competed in their first meet of the season-Gopher’s Invitational last weekend. For many of the gymnasts it was the first meet competing new skills and/or competing in a new Level.
Highlights include (top 3):
The RSGA Level 6 Team had an awesome meet winning 1st place with a 109.0. Evelyn Johnson won all-around with a 36.275, she also won Floor with impressive 9.5, won Bars and placed 2nd on Beam (9.15) and Vault (9.05)! Miranda Badger Vaulted to a 1st place (9.05), she placed 3rd on Bars and 3rd in all-around. Brynn Savelkoul won Vault (9.275), won Beam (9.15) and placed 2nd on Floor (9.4), she also placed 2nd in all-around. Angela Taylor placed 2nd on Beam (9.175), 3rd on Floor (9.2) and Vault, also Angela placed 2nd all-Around. Chloe Stanton had a great Beam routine and finished in 3rd place with a 9.175. Aubry Yound also had a nice Beam routine and placed 3rd with a 9.125. Rachel Francis placed 3rd on Vault and 3rd Bars.
Our Level 7’s had a good first meet. Abbey Savelkoul had a big Vault, which put her in 3rd place with a 9.3 and she scored 9.225 on Floor. Anna Moggia had beautiful floor and scored 9.15. Maddy Young had a great Vault scoring a 9.05. Ella Chaves placed 3rd on Bars.
The Level 8 team had a great day. Marissa Muller performed a beautiful routine on Beam that earned a 9.2 and 1st place, also Marissa placed 2ndon Floor (9.35) and 3rd on Vault. Cassie Schreier had a nice Vault, placing 3rd.
The Level 9 Team did a great job in their first meet. Competing her second year as a level 9 Taylor Siebenaler had a huge Vault that scored a 9.7, giving her 1st place, she also placed 3rd on Floor and 2nd in all-around with a 36.0. Molly Peterson competed at her 1st level 9 meet and qualified to State!
Mya Hooten, Isabella Frattalone and Lindsey Malicki competed in their first Level 10 meet!
With a solid set on Beam Mya placed 2nd with a 9.3, she had an awesome Floor routine and took 2nd with a 9.25, also Mya placed 2nd on Vault (9.275) and 2nd in all-around (11-14 age group). In 15+ age group Isabella placed 2nd on Beam with a great routine (9.15) and she also took 2nd place on Floor (9.075). Mya, Bella and Lindsey all qualified to State!
Congratulations to all of our Optional Team members on a great first meet!
Good job to all of our gymnasts who competed at the Harvest Invite. Pictured below is the Xcel gold team, the level 3 team, and the level 4 team.
Congratulations to Emma, Mya, Bella, Lindsey and Jessica on a great end of the season at Westerns/Nationals!
Highlights of the meet:
Westerns (Level 9)
Emma Albrecht ~ 6th All-Around 37.40 (personal best score of the season!)
2nd on Beam 9.3
2nd on Floor 9.65 (personal best score of the season!)
Mya Hooten ~ All-Around 36.275
11th on Vault 9.525 (personal best score for the season!)
9.4 on Floor
Lindsey Malicki ~ 13th All-Around 36.225 (personal best score of the season!)
10th on Vault 9.45 (personal best score of the season!)
9.05 on Floor
Isabella Frattalone ~ 9.15 on Floor
Nationals (Level 10):
Jessica Chiu ~ 9.275 on Beam
Congratulations to gymnasts and families with a great season!
Rising Stars alumni Mary Jane Rott (MJ) is a Regional Vault Champion with 9.9! Also Auburn team won 1st place and advanced to Nationals in Dallas, TX!
Good luck to all Rising Stars level 9-10 gymnasts this weekend at Regionals!
On March 3rd, 2016 the Rising Stars Optional Team boarded a plane for Fort Lauderdale, Florida for the Tim Rand Invitational. They had a great time competing and soaking in the sun.
The Level 7’s earned their highest team score of the season with a 110.125! Many of the Level 7’s had their highest All-Around scores of the season, great job! Maggie Kelly Vaulted to 3rd Place finish with a 9.35, and placed 4th on Beam with a 9.25. Kendall Rogers placed 4th on Vault with a 9.4, and Cassie Schreier finished in 2nd place on Vault with a big 9.6. Marissa Muller also placed 2nd on Vault with a 9.525. Marissa also finished 5th on Beam with a 9.025, and 5th All-Around with a 36.45. Makena Goodman and Maggie Kelly also joined the 36 Club both scoring 36.45 at this meet. Other 9.0 highlights include: Vault – Makena 9.05, Beam – Ava Key 9.025, Floor – Maggie 9.15, Makena 9.325, Cassie 9.325, Ava 9.25, and Marissa with a 9.25. Great job Level 7’s!
The Rising Stars Level 8 Team scored their 2nd highest team score of the year with a 108.375. Maya Kelly had an awesome Floor routine and placed 3rd with a big score of 9.6. Maya also joined the 36 Club with an All-Around score of 36.625. Lucy Gibbs placed 5th with a 8.95. Other 9.0 highlights include: Bars – Maya 9.275, Molly Peterson 9.15, Beam – Maya 9.125, Molly 9.25, Erica Stanton 9.1, Lucy 9.15, Floor – Molly 9.0, Erica 9.025, and Lucy with a 9.05. Keep up the great work Level 8’s!
The Level 9 Rising Stars team had an outstanding meet and placed 2nd with their highest team score of the season at a 110.8! Again, there were many personal bests achieved at this meet. Grace Gerten placed 4th on Bars with a 8.75. Mya Hooten placed 3rd on Vault with a 9.225, 4th on Bars with a 9.2, 2nd on Beam with a 9.175, 2nd on Floor with an amazing 9.625, and 2nd All-Around, joining the 37 Club with a 37.225. Bella Frattalone placed 3rd on Bars with a 9.25, 4th on Beam with a 9.0, and 4th All-Around with a 36.325. Lindsey Malicki placed 3rd on Beam with a 9.05, 4th on Floor with a 9.45, and 5th All-Around with a 36.125. Emma Albrecht placed 5th on Vault with a 9.0, Emma was the Beam Champion with an awesome routine that scored a 9.225, she was 5th on Floor with a 9.25, and 4th All-Around with a 35.35. Taylor Siebenaler was the Vault Champion with a huge 9.45, and 4th on Floor with a 9.275. Other 9.0 highlights include: Vault – Bella 9.0, Lindsey 9.125, Floor – Bella 9.075.
Jessica Chiu was our lone Level 10 competitor this weekend. Jessica placed 5th on Floor with a great routine that scored a 9.225. Jessie also scored a 9.225 on Vault.
Great job ladies, and keep working hard towards your State Meet goals!
On February 20th-21st 2016 the Rising Stars Optional Team competed in the Twisted Moose competition in Minneapolis. There were many personal bests in the Team and Individual Event categories.
The Rising Stars Level 7 team had a great meet posting their highest Team Score of the season with a 108.675, and they finished in 4th Place. The Level 7’s had numerous Top 5 finishes. Maggie Kelly place 4th on Vault with a 9.3. Cassie Schreier placed 3rd on Vault with a 9.25, 5th on Floor with a 9.275, and she also finished 4th All-Around with a 35.45. Kendall Rogers had a huge Vault and tied for 1st Place with a 9.4. Ava Key finished 3rd on Beam with a 9.1, and Ava was the Floor Champion with a 9.475. Makena Goodman placed 3rd on Beam with a 9.1, 2nd on Floor with a 9.4, and she finished 5th All-Around with a 35.65. Marissa Muller tied for 4th place on Beam with a 9.025, and she was the Vault and Floor Champion with a 9.25, and 9.425 respectively. Congrats on a great meet Level 7’s!
Our Level 8 Team had an outstanding meet, earning 3rd place as a team, and scoring their highest team score by more than a point with a 109.1. Molly Peterson had a great meet placing in the Top 4 in all events. Molly placed 2nd on Vault with a 9.175, she tied for 4th on Bars with a 9.075, and finished 4th on Beam (8.75), Floor (9.425), and in the All-Around (36.425). Maya Kelly placed 5th on Vault with 8.85. Erica Stanton had an awesome meet placing in the Top 5 in all 4 events as well. Erica tied for 4th on Vault with a 9.0, she placed 2nd on Bars with a 9.3, 4th on Beam with a 9.075, 5th on Floor with a 9.35, and Erica place 3rd All-Around with a 36.725. Allexa Larson had a great meet placing in the Top 10 in a large age group with a 35.125. Lucy Gibbs placed 2nd on Vault with a 9.325, 3rd on Floor with a 9.275, and Lucy placed 5th All-Around with a 35.0. Fantastic job Level 8’s!
The Rising Stars Level 9 team had a great meet placing 2nd in the Team competition with their 2nd highest team score with a 108.0. Mya Hooten placed 5th on Bars, and was Vault and Floor Champion with a 9.4 and a 9.6, respectively. Mya also placed 2nd All-Around. Grace Gerten had a great Beam routine, and finished in 5th place. Emma Albrecht was the Beam Champion with a 9.3, and Emma placed 5th in the All-Around with a 36.125. Lindsey Malicki scored 9.2 on Vault and placed 4th on Floor with 9.375. Taylor Siebenaler had a huge Vault and earned 1st Place with a 9.5. Awesome job to the Rising Stars Level 9 Team!
The Rising Stars Level 10 gymnasts did a great job with multiple Top 5 finishes. Bella Mascia placed 4th on Bars, she tied for 3rd place on Beam and tied for 4th in the All-Around. Jessica Chiu placed 2nd on Bars with a 9.1, tied for 2nd on Beam with a 9.2, placed 4th on Floor with a 9.275, and Jessie placed 2nd All-Around with a 36.475. Great job Level 10’s!
Good Luck and safe travels to our Optional Team as they travel to Florida in less than 2 weeks!
On February 12th-14th, the Rising Stars Optional Team traveled to Milwaukee, WI for the Midwest Twisters Harley Davidson Gymnastics Meet. For some, this was there very first travel meet, so it was exciting to see new competition.
The Level 7 team tied their best Team score for 5th place with a 108.575. Top 5 places were: Makena Goodman placed 2nd on Floor with a 9.3. Ava Key was the Beam Champion with a 9.225, and Marissa Muller was also the Beam Champion in her age group with a 9.35 and placed 4th on Vault (9.2) and all-around (35.95). Ella Chaves also placed 4th on Beam (9.075). Cassie Schreier took 5th on Floor (9.225) and Kendall Rogers placed 5th on Bars. Maggie Kelly had a great vault (9.225). Great job Level 7’s!
The Level 8 team had a good competition day and had their 2nd best Team Score of a 107.275. Highlights in the Top 5 were: Lucy Gibbs placed 3rd on Vault, and also on Floor with a 9.2. Lucy also placed 2nd on Beam with a 9.15. Maya Kelly had a great meet: she was the Bar Champion with a 9.25 and placed 3rd on Floor with a 9.25, 4th on Beam (9.2), and also placed 3rd All-Around with a 36.225. Keep up the hard work Level 8’s!
The Rising Stars Level 9 Team had a great meet and placed 4th with their 2nd highest team score of a 107.4. Lindsey Malicki placed 3rd on Floor with a 9.3. Emma Albrecht was 3rd on Beam with a 9.325. Isabella Frattalone placed 4th on Floor with 9.25 Mya Hooten had a great first Level 9 meet with Rising Stars. Mya placed 3rd on Vault and Bars with a 9.025, and a 9.1 respectively. Mya was also 2nd on Floor with a 9.3, and she was the All-Around Champion with a 36.375. Great job Level 9’s!
The Level 10 Rising Stars gymnasts did a fantastic job as well. Jessica Chiu was the Level 10 Bar Champion with a 9.075 and placed 4th on beam. Bella Mascia had a great meet and was the Level 10 Beam Champion with a 9.05, took 5th on Bars and she also placed 2nd All-Around with a 34.75. Congrats girls!
Keep up the hard work and Good Luck this weekend at the Twisted Moose in Minneapolis!
On Saturday, January 30th, the Rising Stars Optional Team participated in the Legacy Luau Meet at Fort Snelling.
The Rising Stars Level 7 Team had a great meet scoring more than 2 points higher than their previous meet and placed 5th with a 108.575! Here are some highlights from last weekend’s meet. Ava Key placed 3rd on Beam with a 9.15. Marissa Muller placed 3rd on Floor with a 9.475, and Makena Goodman had a beautiful routine and was the Beam Champion with a 9.2. Cassie Schreier tied for 3rd on Floor with a 9.4, and Kendall Rogers tied for 3rd on Bars with an 8.80. Congrats on a great meet Level 7’s!
Our Level 8 Team had a good meet and placed 4th with a 107.05. Finishing in the Top 3 were; Maya Kelly had an awesome Bar routine and placed 2nd with a 9.35, and Lucy Gibbs tied for 3rd on Beam with an 8.85. Keep up the hard work Level 8’s!
The Rising Stars Level 9 Team increased their team score to a 108.025, and placed 2nd as a Team! Emma Albrecht placed 1st on Beam, Floor, and All-Around with a 9.275, 9.4, and a 36.4 respectively. Great job Emma! Bella Frattalone placed 3rd on Vault with a 9.15, she was the Bar Champion with a 9.325, and placed 3rd All-Around with a 36.15. Lindsey Malicki placed 2nd on Floor with a 9.25. Great job on your 2nd meet Level 9’s!
In their 2nd meet of the season, the RSGA Level 10’s did an awesome job. Jessica Chiu was the Vault Champion with a 9.35, great job Jessie! Bella Mascia earned an All-Around score more than 2 points higher than her first meet with a 35.25. Great job Level 10’s!
Good Luck to our Optional Team in Milwaukee, WI February 13th-14th…Keep up all of your hard work!
On Saturday (1/16/16), the RSGA Optional Team competed in their home meet the Rising Stars Invitational. This was the first competition of the season for our level 7-8-9-10 Team gymnasts, and for many it was the first meet competing new skills and/or competing in a new Level.
Our Level 7’s had a good first meet. Highlights include (top 3): Ava Key placing 2nd on Beam with a 8.95, and she had a great Floor routine and placed 2nd with a 9.475. Ava also placed 3rd All-Around with a 35.6. Cassie Schreier had a big Vault, which put her in 2nd place on Vault with a 9.3. Marissa Muller also had a nice Vault, placing 3rd with a 9.175. Makena Goodman had a very nice Beam routine, and she earned 1st place with a 9.25.
The RSGA Level 8 Team had an awesome meet placing 3rd with a 107.775. Erica Stanton placed 3rd on Vault with a 8.925, and she also placed 2nd All-Around with a 36.275! Maya Kelly earned 2nd place on Bars with a 9.175. Molly Peterson had a nice Beam routine and finished in 2nd place with a 9.275. Lucy Gibbs had a great Vault that scored an 8.9, good enough for 3rd place.
The Level 9 Team did an outstanding job in their first meet taking 1st place with a 107.325. Ellie Hammes place 2nd on Bars (15 and older age group). Lindsey Malicki (8-14 age group) placed 2nd on Bars with a 8.75, and 2nd on Beam with a 9.0. Lindsey was also the Floor and All-Around Champion with a 9.25, and 35.825 respectively. Bella Frattalone was the Bar Champion with an awesome routine that earned a 9.25, and also placed 2nd All-Around with a 34.975. Emma Albrecht placed 3rd on Vault and Bars with a 9.1, and an 8.3 respectively. Emma was also the Beam Champion with a beautiful routine that earned a 9.3. Taylor Siebenaler had a huge Vault that scored a 9.5, giving her 1st place.
Jessica Chiu and Isabella Mascia competed in their first Level 10 meet of the season. Jessica placed 1st on Vault with a 9.05, 1st on Bars with a 9.05, 1st on Beam with a 9.275, 2nd on Floor, and she was the Level 10 All-Around Champion with a 36.025. Bella placed 2nd on Vault with a 8.925, 3rd on Bars, Beam, Floor, and placed 3rd All-Around.
Congratulations to all of our Optional Team members on a great first meet!
Rising Stars Xcel teams competed in their first meet of the season this last weekend at the Holiday Spirit meet at Hamline University. The girls are off to a great start with the Platinum and Gold teams both taking first place, Silver placing second and Bronze team taking third.
In the Platinum level Corrie Hale and Ella Endrizzi took 2nd and 3rd in the All-Around with scores of 35.625 and 35.425 respectively. Corrie also took 2nd on Bars and Floor and 3rd on vault, Ella placed 3rd on Beam and Mary Jackson came in 2nd on Vault.
For the Gold level in the 11 & under age group, Viviana Kenfield took 3rd AA with a 36.40 and also took 2nd on Vault and 3rd on Beam. Ashley Braun took the floor title with a 9.45 and Lacey Thomas took the Vault title with a 9.3! For the 12 year olds, Ava Karlstad came out on top with an All-Around of 36.20. She also placed 1st on floor (9.4), 2nd on Vault (8.9) and Beam (8.8), and 3rd on Bars (9.1). Nea Nwanokale took 1st on Vault with a score of 8.95. In the 13+ age group, Maddie Harding took first with a score of 35.35. She also came out first on Beam and second on Bars and Floor. Bailey Turner took 3rd on Beam and Floor and Lucy Woodley took 3rd on Bars!
For the Silvers, Kendall Buffalo took 3rd on Vault with a 9.05 in the 9 & under age group. For the 10 year olds, Julia Sagstetter took 3rd AA with a 35.45 and 3rd on Vault with a 9.05. Sophie Topp came in 2nd on Beam with a 9.4 and 3rd on Floor with a 9.0. In the 11 year old age group Elle Peterson took the top spot with a 36.15. She also took the Vault and Bars titles with scores of 9.4 and 9.35 respectively and 3rd on Floor with an 8.7. Katie Sanderson came in 3rd on both Bars (9.1) and Beam (9.25). And in the 13+ age group, Jocelyn Morales took 1st with an All-Around score of 36.5, first on floor (9.0), second on Bars (9.2), and third on Bars with a 9.2. Noelani Hendrickson took the bar title with a score of 9.3. Lila Henderson took 3rd on Vault with a 9.2.
For the Bronze level in the 8 and under age group, Courtney Peters claimed the Bars title with a score of 9.25 and took 2nd on Floor with a 9.2. In the 11+ age group, Alexa Weihrauch took the All-Around title scoring a 37.0, 1st on Beam with a 9.6, and 2nd on Vault with a 9.3. Taylor Wlaschin took 1st on Floor with a 9.3. Soraya Hegazy took 1st on Bars with a high 9.4.
In addition every gymnast that competed qualified to the State meet! Awesome job girls!
The Compulsory Gymnasts competed in the GMG Throwback Classic on Sunday, November 22nd. We had great competition and the gymnasts had a fun time wearing their 80’s costumes for the costume contest. Here are some highlights:
The Level 3’s placed 4th with a 110.35. Sienna Vang placed first overall on Vault with a 9.65. Lily Thomson had a great meet and was 3rd on Beam with a 9.125, and 2nd All-Around with a 37.25! Keep up the hard work Level 3’s!
The Level 4th came home in 3rd place with a 110.675. Aubry Yang placed 1st on Beam with a 9.5, 2nd on Floor with a 9.375, and was the All-Around Champion with a 36.3. Ashtyn Stewart finished 2nd on Beam with a 9.175, and was the Floor Champion with a 9.475. Angela Taylor placed 2nd on Vault with a 8.875. Abbey Savelkoul finished 3rd on Bars with a 9.15. Brooklyn Hayes took home 1st place on Vault with a 9.025. Maddy Young placed 2nd on Vault with a 9.1, 1st on Floor with a 9.275, and 3rd All-Around with a 36.55. Chloe Stanton place 3rd on Floor with a 9.175. Evelyn Johnson was the Floor Champion with a 9.4. Great meet girls!
The Level 5’s also brought home a 3rd place banner with a 104.775. Ivy Lothenbach was the Vault Champion with a 9.25. Anna Marie Millard was also 1st place on Vault with a 8.8, and she was 3rd on Floor with a 8.825. Good job Level 5’s!
Their next meet is the weekend at the Peppermint Twist, Good Luck!
On October 18th, our Level 3, 4, and 5 teams competed in their home meet, the Harvest Invitational.
The Level 3 team had an outstanding day and took home first place with a 109.7! Sienna Vang finished 1st on Beam with a 9.225, and also had the highest All-Around score of the meet with a 36.575. Lily Thomson earned 1st place on Bars with a 9.575. Veronica Ziemer had the highest Floor score of the meet with a 9.175.
Our Level 4 team also improved their team score with a 110.45, also bringing home the 1st place trophy! Angela Taylor had a wonderful day earning 1st place on Vault with a 8.925, 1st on Bars with a 9.25, and 1st All-Around with a 35.925. Aubry Yang was impressive on Beam and earned 1st place with a 9.825. Aubry also placed 1st on Floor with a 9.025. Maddy Young had an awesome day winning Bars with a 9.35, and was also crowned the All-Around Champion with a 36.175. Evelyn Johnson took home the Vault title with a 8.7, and also came in 1st on Floor with a 9.3. Elizabeth Benjamin finished 1st on Beam with a 9.425.
The Level 5 team also had a great day and took home the 3rd place trophy with a 102.925. Ella Chavez was the Floor Champion with a 8.05.
Great job representing Rising Stars at our home meet girls! Keep up the great work!
At the end of September the Level 3, 4, and 5 teams competed in the Piper Preview.
In their first meet ever the Level 3’s had a great day and finished in 2nd place with a 105.875. Also Congratulations to Sienna Vang, she had the highest Floor score of the day with a 9.05.
The Level 4 team also had a great first meet and took home 1st place with a 109.075. Aubry Yang finished 1st on Beam and Floor with a 9.25, and a 9.4 respectively. Aubry also won All-Around with a 35.75. Brooklyn Hayes was the Bar Champion with a 9.0. Maddy Young received 1st place on Vault with a 8.925, and Floor with a 9.5. Maddy was also the All-Around Champion with a 36.0. Evelyn Johnson and Brynn Savekoul shared the Bar title with a 8.75. Luka Johnson finished as the Beam Champion with a 9.4.
Our Level 5 team had a good meet as well taking 2nd place with a 104.05. There was many great routines and Ivy Lothenbach earned the Vault title with a 9.425.
Congratulations on an awesome first meet girls!
Six Rising Stars gymnasts traveled and competed at Region 4 gymnastics Championship in Green Bay, WI past weekend. Pictured: Level 10 Jessica C, Level 9: Isabella Frattalone, Isabella Mascia & Emily Dorner; MN Super Level 8 team members: Lindsey Malicki & Emma Albrecht.
Highlights from a meet:
Level 10: In the Senior A age division, Woodbury High Junior Jessica Chiu medaled on Bars. Based on AA standing, Chiu earned a spot as second alternate, a guaranteed competition at the Nationals Invitational Tournament in Des Monies, IA on May 17th.
Amy Engright (our past level 10 member) – freshman at UW La Crosse gymnastics team is a National Champion!!!
Her team WON Nationals last weekend (div. III)! Amy placed 3rd all-around!!! And National Champion on Bars!!!
You can see and read about it below (her dad-Mark emailed the links). Enjoy!
If you haven’t been out to the UW La Crosse team site lately you might want to take a look. The page cycles through 6 stories and “Enright” is in 4 of the headlines. She had an awesome season and was cool under pressure.
And she is heading to Div I Regionals on Saturday as an alternate.
Great news! Our past level 10 gymnast- Mary Jane Rott competed at Regionals for Auburn University and tied for third on Vault with 9.9!
No. 8 Auburn gymnastics recorded its highest score ever at an NCAA Regional Saturday nigh April 4th at Auburn Arena with a team total of 196.900, finishing second overall to advance to the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2003.
The Tigers saved their strongest performance of the meet for the final rotation as Auburn finished with its third-best score of the year on vault at 49.400 to lock up its spot at the national meet. Lexus Demers and MJ Rott collected pair of 9.900s, finishing tied for third overall in the event.
Please see link below to read full article:
The Rising Stars Gymnastics Academy Level 7-10 Optional team members wrapped up their regular competition season with back-to-back meets at home and in Milwaukee. The team next heads to the 2015 Minnesota State Meet held March 20-22 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. To qualify for State, each gymnast must record a qualifying All-Around score based on her total in four different events: Vault, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, and Floor Exercise. All RSGA team gymnasts who competed all four events in the regular season have qualified.
In Milwaukee-Salto national Invitational, RSGA team recorded outstanding performances. A few highlights include Level 10 Jessica Chiu scoring another 36.025 all-around; Level 9 Emily Dorner winning Bars. For the Level 8 team, Emma Albrecht recorded a huge All-Around of 37.375 and tied for 1st on Floor with teammate Lindsey Malicki. Malicki additionally won Vault (9.475) recorded a huge 37.3 All-Around. Maria Landherr Vaulted to 1st place finish. Linnea Rustad ended her regular competition season in Milwaukee with personal bests on Vault and Floor. For the Level 7 team, Erin Rogers took 2nd on Beam (9.325). Kaela Offstein placed 3rd on Vault.
Congratulations level 7-10 RSGA optional gymnasts with a good meet in San Francisco, CA on February 7-8!
Highlights of the meet: Level 8 team placed 3rd with 110.525 and level 9 team took 2nd with 104.55!
In 7-12 age group Grace Gerten placed third on bars with 9.475! Erica Stanton placed second on vault with 9.2.
In 13 age group Lindsey Malicki placed second all-around with 36.775, she also placed third on beam with 9.175 and placed third on vault with 9.125. Emma Albrecht placed third all-around with 36.575, she also took second vault (9.15) and placed third on floor (9.45). Samantha Chang placed second on floor with 9.5!!!
In 14+ age group Ellie Hammes won bars again with 9.175 J Lucy Gibbs placed second on floor (9.35).
Level 9 Isabella Frattalone in 8-14 age group placed 3rd all-around (36.175), also she placed 3rd on bars (9.275), floor (9.15) and beam (8.925). Isabella Mascia took 4th on bars (9.05). Emily Dorner in 15+ age group won floor (9.175), placed 2nd on bars (9.0) and 3rd on beam (8.75).
Level 7 Allexa Larson in 11 age group placed 2nd on floor (9.475). Kaela Offstein (13+ age group) took 2nd on vault with 9.375.
Level 10 Jessica Chiu placed 4th on floor (9.0) & got 9.05 on bars
Great job girls! Good luck at rest of the meets this season
Level 10 -Jessica Chiu won all-around!! She also won bars with a 9.425!!
Level 9- Emily Dorner (15 yr age group) won beam with a 9.2, placed 2nd on bars and floor and took 2nd all-around!!
Isabella Mascia (14 yr age group) won beam with a 9.2, and placed third on bars (9.1) and vault and took third all-around!!
Level 8 team place 2nd with 110.425; Good Job to Maria, Ellie, Lucy, Sam, Lindsey, Emma, Taylor, Grace and Erica!!
In the 14 year age group- Lucy Gibbs won floor with a 9.325 and beam with a 9.2!
Maria Landherr won vault with 9.125, bars and placed 2nd all-around!
Ellie Hammes placed 2nd on vault and 3rd all-around!!
In the 13 year age group- Samantha Chang won floor with a 9.55!
Lindsey Malicki won beam (9.325), place 2nd on vault (9.2) and 2nd all –around!
Emma Albrecht placed 3rd on floor (9.45) and 3rd all- around!!
Erica Stanton placed 3rd on floor with a 9.4!!
Level 7- Alexa Larson placed 2nd on beam (9.125), third on floor (9.325), and third all- around (36.4)!!
All gymnasts qualified to State Championship!!
Great Job! Good Luck this weekend at the CA meet!!
Congratulations level 7-10 RSGA optional gymnasts with a nice start of competition season at Gopher’s Invite on January 9-11!
Highlight of the meet:Level 8 team placed 3rd with 110.1!
In 7-12 age group Grace Gerten won vault with 9.15, placed second on beam with 9.325 and third all-around with 36.425. Erica Stanton placed second on floor with 9.45 and third on vault with 8.875.
In 13 age group Lindsey Malicki won all-around with 36.425, she won beam with 9.375 and placed third on bars with 8.9. Emma Albrecht placed second all-around with 36.3, she also won vault (9.1) and placed third on floor (9.3). Lucy Gibbs placed third on beam ( 9.2).
In 14+ age group Ellie Hammes won bars (9.225), she placed third all-around (35.45) and third on floor (9.275). Maria Landherr placed third on vault with 8.875
Level 10 Jessica Chiu placed 4th on bars (8.975)
Level 9 Isabella Frattalone in 8-13 age group placed 5th on beam (8.55), and Isabella Mascia took 5th on beam (8.725) in 14 age group. Emily Dorner in 15+ age group placed third on beam with 8.95.
Level 7 Allexa Larson in 11 age group placed 2nd all-around with 35.775. Kaela Offstein (13+ age group) took third on vault with 9.25
Great start gymnasts!
Congratulations to our level 3, 4 and 5 gymnasts with great performances at the State meet this weekend!
Friday ~ Level 5 team had a great day and placed 6th out of 25 teams with a score of 110.05! Individual top 3 highlights: Katrina Frendt won Vault Champion title! Makena Goodman placed 2nd on Beam and Floor! Molly Peterson placed 3rd on Vault, Beam and Floor; Ariana Douvier placed 3rd on Bars; Kathryn Fritz placed 3rd on Beam; Lauren Olson also placed 3rd on Beam!
Saturday ~ Level 4 team had a good day scoring at State 106.85! And placed 8th out of 32 teams ! Ivy Lothenbach won Floor Champion title!!!
Sunday ~ Level 3 team had a wonderful competition day and placed 2nd out of 25 teams with a team score 112.45!!! Evelyn Johnson won 1st place all-around and also State Champion title on Floor! Luka Johnson won 2nd place all-around and 2nd place on Bars! Aubry Young placed 2nd on Floor!
Great job gymnasts, coaches and parents!
Congratulations to level 3 team gymnasts – who won first place at Fall Spectacular Invitational on Sunday November 2nd with 111.25!!! And level 3 gymnast Evelyn J and Aubry Y. won 1st in all-around with 37.025
Level 5 team took 2nd place with 110.325 and level 4 team was 4th with 107.075.
Level 4 gymnast Ivy L. won 1st all-around with 36.45! And Level 5 gymnast Makena G. won beam with amazing routine with scored 9.75!
Great job gymnasts!
Congratulations to level 3 team gymnasts – who won first place at The Harvest Invitational on Sunday October 19th with a 109.825!!! Great Job to level 3 gymnast Abbey S. who won 1st in all-around with 36.475!!
Level 4 team was 2nd with 107.55.Where level 4 gymnast Ivy L. won 1st all-around with a 36.9!
Level 5 team took 2nd place with 109.6 and level 5 gymnast Molly P. won all-around with 36.325 (7-9 age group)!! Also a big congratulations to Maggie K.-who placed 1st with 35.35 (10 years old age group).
Great job gymnasts!
Watch Jessica Chiu Level 10 upgraded beam dismount HERE
Congratulations to level 3, 4 and 5 teams with winning first places at the Piper Invitational!!
September 27-28, 2014
Level 3 team scored 108.875
Level 4 team scored 107.05
Level 5 team scored 109.825
Great Job!!! Keep it Up!!!!!!!
Also a Huge congratulations to All Around Champions….
Level 3 Aubry yang 36.75
Anna Moggie 35.85
Level 4 Ivy Lothenbach 36.5
Anna Marie Millard 35.05
Level 5 Cassie Schreier 35.5
Good job Girls!!!