It was the last regular meet of the 2015-2016 season for the Dover Atlantic Gymnastics Xcel Team. The girls are gearing up for their State Championship meet over the weekend of May 7th and 8th.
The Spring Fling meet is annually hosted by Granite State Gymnastics in Bow, NH. Atlantic Xcel Dover gymnasts competed in four of the five Xcel levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum. Each level was subdivided into age groups during awards. In the Bronze division in the Daffodil age group, Averie Marcotte placed 3rd on floor with a 9.025 and Caitling Klein came in 2nd with a 9.1. In the Daisy age group, Sophia Day placed 1st on bars with a 9.5. Sophia also took 2nd place on floor as well as the all-around. Representing the Lillies Kaylee Corman placed 1st on floor with a wonderfully executed routine. Renee Remick performed one of her strongest vaults, earning 2nd place with a 9.55. In the Lilac division, Anna Wolusky placed 2nd on vault and beam. Anna also took 1st on bars and 1st in the all-around. The Bronze team took home 3rd place.
The Silver team excelled during the competition. In the Tulips age group, Kailey Holt placed 2nd on floor with a 9.15. In the Lilly division, Delaney Sauers took 2nd on bars and floor. Delaney also placed 3rd on beam with a confident, controlled routine. Delaney also placed 1st in the all around. Morgan Koskela placed 2nd on vault with a 9.5. Mia Orluk placed 3rd on floor with a 9.05. In the Lilac age group, Ari Bonney placed 2nd on beam with a 9.4, 3rd on floor and 3rd in the all around. Annie Beikman took 1st on bars, beam, and floor. Annie also took 1st in the all around with a 37.45.
The Gold team placed 2nd. In the Daffodil age group Anya Marengo took 1st on bars with a 9.15, 3rd on floor, and 3rd in the all-around. Gianna Coppola placed 3rd on bars with a 9.05. In the Lillies age group Tori Downey placed 2nd on beam and 3rd in the all-around. Bethany Howard was 1st on vault, 2nd on bears, 3rd on beam,2nd on floor, and took 2nd in the all around with a 36.575.
The Platinum team put on a strong performance. All three Platinum team members competed in the Tulip age division. Megan Hopkins placed 3rd on vault with 9.425 and Sarah Bieniek placed 2nd with a 9.425. Alexa Nelson took 3rd on bars with a 9.175 while Sarah claimed 2nd with a 9.2. Alexa also took 2nd on beam with a strong routine. Floor was a strong event for all three competitors. Megan earned 2nd with a 9.425 and Sarah took 1st with a 9.45. In the all-around Alexa placed 3rd. The Platinum team took home first place.
(Left to Right) Alexis Borish, Renee Remick, Sophia Day, Gabby Sasien, Lillian Creighton, Caitlin Klein, Kaylee Corman, Averie Marcotte, Anna Wolusky
(Silver Team Left to Right) Kailey Holt, Delaney Sauers, Ari Bonney, Mia Orluk, Gracie Gagne, Annie Beikman, Morgan Koskela
(Gold team Left to Right) Anya Margengo, Gianna Coppola, Cadence Howard
(Gold team Left to Right) Bethany Howard, Tori Downey
(Left to Right) Sarah Bieniek, Megan Hopkins, Alexa Nelson