SGA gymnasts compete at Sweet Heart Spectacular | Local Sports
WATERTOWN – Spearfish Gymnastics Academy team members recently traveled to Watertown to attend the Sweetheart Spectacular Gymnastics Invitational hosted by Dakota Gold Gymnastics.
It was a really fun meeting,” said coach Lexie Cathcart. “It took place in a beautiful place and was very well organised. The people who ran the meeting were extremely friendly and our children thrived in that environment.”
SGA’s Level 3 team went first and Kasia Moselle continued her winning streak in the 6-8 age group.
Moselle won all four singles titles and took the all-around gold with a score of 36.60.
Her gold medal results in each event were: Vault (9.4), Beam (9.1), Beam (9.0), and Floor (9.1).
Maddie Adams also competed in the 6-8 age group and finished third on vault (9.1) and fourth on beam (8.375).
Addie Britton finished the race with a total score of 31.075.
The Level 6 and Level 7 teams were in the next session and were represented by Brooklyn Grundstad and Sami LaFayette, who competed at Level 6, while Brooklyn Moser and Morgan Jenkins competed at Level 7.
Grundstad also continued her winning streak by winning the all-around with a score of 37.125, winning three individual gold medals in the process.
Grundstad took first place in vault (9.125), beam (9.5) and floor (9.2).
She added a bronze medal for third on beam (9.3).
LaFayette took the silver medal on parallel bars (9.15) and placed fourth on floor with a score of 9.1.
In the 9-11 age group for Level 7, Moser won gold on parallel bars (9.4) and floor (9.1).
Added a third place in vault (9.125) and finished fourth in the all around (35.175). Jenkins placed sixth on vault (9.05), fourth on floor (9.075), and earned her individual gold medal on beam with a score of 9.425.
Level 8/9/10 gymnasts finished Saturday’s competition for the Spearfish team.
Level 8 gymnasts Avery Coyle and Mia Bush both competed all-around, finishing with a second-place finish for Bush (36.90) and a fourth-place finish for Coyle (36.00).
Bush finished fifth on vault (8.8), won silver for second on beam (9.35) and floor (9.325).
She then capped her meeting with a gold medal performance on beam with a score of 9.425.
Coyle was third on vault (9.35), fifth on beam (8.725), fourth on beam (8.85), and fourth on floor (9.075).
Ella Nash, who competed on Level 9, placed second on parallel bars and fourth on floor (8.4).
At Level 10, Ruthie Wehrdom dominated the day, winning all four individual events and the all-around gold with a score of 37.975.
Wehrung scored her best jumping grade of the season, a 9.6 for first place.
She scored 9.325 on parallel bars, 9.6 on beam and 9.45 on floor.
SGA Level 4 gymnasts were in action at the Sweetheart Spectacular on Sunday morning.
In the 8-9 age group, Molly Albrecht claimed her first all-around title of the year with a score of 34.975.
She finished second on vault (8.175), set a personal best for first place on parallel bars (9.5), and finished third on beam (9.025).
In the 10-year-olds division, the SGA roster consisted of Hudsynn Ehnes, Devyn Ainsworth and Annika Britton.
Britton finished third on beam (8.775) and fourth on floor (8.875). Ainsworth placed sixth on beam (8.875) and floor (8.7).
She added a silver medal on the bars (8.95) to her hardware collection and finished fifth overall with a total score of 33.775.
Ehnes finished third on vault (8.05), finished sixth on beam (8.35), and then won the gold medal for 1st place on both beam 9.275 and floor 9.5.
Ehnes took silver in the all-around with a total score of 35.175.
In the 11+ age group, DeAndra Reinbold took the silver medal on vault (8.8), while teammate Sydney Mosset took bronze for third place on parallel bars (9.225) and floor (8.9).
Mosset finished fourth on beam (8.45) and finished fourth in the all-around with a total score of 34.675.
Avalon Gray took the bronze medal in vault (8.65) and placed second in parallel bars (9.3), beam (8.9) and won the silver medal in runner-up in the all-around with a total score of 35.25.
The Level 4 team also took the team title with an overall score (top three finishes in each event) of 107.30.
The Spearfish teams are now enjoying a few weeks off before heading back to East River for the Spring “In” Classic being hosted by River City Gymnastics March 11-13 in Yankton.
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