Colourful display by young local gymnasts

Young Terrace Peaks gymnasts set the bar high, earning first for overall points and handfuls of colourful ribbons at a recent Terrace meet.

  • Sat Mar 5th, 2016 3:00pm
  • Sports

Terrace Peaks gymnasts practise their final stand before the big meet Feb. 20.

The young Terrace Peaks gymnasts set the bar high and earned first for overall points at a recent gymnastics meet here in Terrace Feb. 20.

The competition had 57 athletes from Kitimat, Terrace and Smithers competing in eight categories. Individual results for Terrace gymnasts are as follows:

In Junior Olympic level 3+ category, ages 11 and up, Savannah Medeiros finished third with 24.5 points overall, and third in floor and beam, fourth in vault, and fifth in bars. Ella Almgreen got fourth and Amelia Evans got fifth overall in that category.

In Junior Olympics level 3 category, ages 10 and under, Haydyn Taylor got second overall with 27 points. She got first in beam, tied for first in floor, got second in bars and third in vault. Carissa Menninger was third overall, with second in vault and third in bars, beam, and floor. Lily MacDonald got fourth and Piper MacCormac got fifth.

In Junior Olympic level 2, Taeler Linteris, Kaylee McCormick and Claire Vieira all earned silver-level finishes.

In Junior Olympic level 1, Izzie Croot, Pyper Testawich, Emma Angus, Lola Hanna, Myka Nikitiuk and Maia Purita all finished at the silver-level. Helena Spearing, Paige Constantinescu, Allison Lewis and Shantae King finished at the bronze level.

In Interclass Performance Plus, Eva Barnett, Mira Forget, Dessirée Houlden-Makela, Kennedy Howse and Aila Morton all finished at the silver-level and Grace Peerless finished at bronze.

Abbygale Giles, Cloe Hidber, Suzanne Lombard, Irma Schooner, and Drew Shannon also performed routines, and were given participation medals and a certificate with comments.