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!