Bright Raven Gymnastics girl’s teams traveled to Boston January 7th to compete in the Little Boston Invitational. More than 50 teams were represented from throughout the country at this USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic competition where Bright Raven finished first as a team in two levels and took many top individual awards.
Bright Raven’s Level 5 team took first place with Emily Post, age 13 of Spencerport capturing first place all around and winning two events: vault and uneven bars Senior Division. In the same age division, teammates Natalie Wood of Henrietta and Katie Bradfield of Spencerport tied for first on balance beam and Caroline Garbe of Webster took first in floor exercise. In the Junior Division, 11-year-old Morgan Sizer of West Henrietta tied with teammate Nyla Ragland of Rochester for first place on the uneven bars. Ragland also took first on floor exercise and first all around and Meredith Fingler of Chili finished first on vault. In the Intermediate Division, Kylie Montague, age 10 of Avon won vault, floor and all around. Mary Sack of Spencerport tied with Montague for first on floor and also won uneven bars.
Bright Raven’s Level 4 Team also brought home the first place team banner with 9-year-old Alexis Gerig of Greece taking first all around and first on both the uneven bars and balance beam in the Child Division. In the Junior Division, Heidi Tran of Gates earned first place in floor exercise and Maya Thomas of Penfield was first on the uneven bars. Kailey Tran, age 11 of Gates took first on floor exercise in the Senior Division.
The Level 3 team brought home the second place team banner finishing just behind New York City Elite Gymnastics. In the Senior Division 10-year-old Mary Cook of Brockport earned first place all around and first on bars. Isabella Curtis of Avon was first on floor and Abby D’Ambrosia of Brockport was first on vault. In the Junior Division, Sophia Hogan, age 9 took first place in floor exercise.
Level 5 Team:
Front – Katrina Daly (Spencerport), Meredith Fingler (Chili), Kylie Montague (Avon), Lia Brasacchio (Victor), Gabriella white (Spencerport), Camryn Trybuskiewicz (Honeoye Falls), Second Row – Olivia Bieber (Albion), Jenna Reiss (Gates), Katie Bradfield (Spencerport), Morgan Sizer (West Henrietta), Grace Gocher (Churchville), Natalie Wood (Henrietta), Back Row – Emily Post (Spencerport), Paige Evans (Greece), Kendall Mesh (Spencerport), Mary Sack (Spencerport), Caroline Garbe (Webster), Nyla Ragland (Rochester), Alyse Ahlstrom (Gates)