LASG gymnast Addie Richie. Photo by Laura Trader
LASG gymnast Sarah Gardner. Photo by Laura Trader
LASG gymnast Kaeley Bustos. Photo by Laura Trader
The Los Alamos School of Gymnastics travelled to Rio Rancho Nov. 14-16 for the Eagle Ridge Autumn Invitational where 300 gymnasts represented 12 teams from New Mexico.
Mia Nuckols won the Los Alamos all-around total of the day with a personal best of 35.40. Nuckols, who is a first year competitor, won gold in the younger bronze division of the Xcel competition. She also took gold on bars (9.10), beam (8.90) and vault (9.10).
Teammate Aria Warner also competed, but in the older division. She took the bronze in the all-around (33.70) and on three events; floor (8.10), beam (8.00) and vault (8.60). She took silver on bars with a 9.00. The skills in the new USA Gymnastics bronze level are equivalent to those in the JO level 3 program.
In the silver younger division Sara Gardner struck gold on beam with an 8.80.
Kaeley Bustos took bronze on beam with an 8.65. The new Xcel silver division is comparable in skill level to the JO level 4 division.
In the younger gold division Addie Richie took the gold in the all-around with a 34.00. Richie also took gold on bars (9.20) and vault (8.60).
Brianna Fryer took bronze in the all-around with 33.55. Fryer also took silver in three events; bars (8.80), vault (8.50) and beam (8.40).
In the older gold division, Colleen Gurule tied for the bronze on bars with a 9.00. Allison Warner was fourth on vault with an 8.60. The new Xcel gold division is comparable in skill level to the JO level 5 division.
In the platinum division, Anna Clark took bronze in the all-around with a 35.20. She also won bronze on bars with a 9.00.
Ramya Stevens took silver on beam with 8.20. Elyse Phillips tied for bronze on bars with 9.00.
Carley Stilwell took gold on vault with 9.40.
Suyana Ferreira took bronze on vault with 9.35.
Ashley Bustos took silver on vault with 9.40 and bars with 9.40. The new platinum Xcel division is comparable in skill level to the JO level 6.
In the Junior Olympic competition, Katie Wingo took bronze in the level 5 division with 34.275. Wingo also took gold on floor (9.00), bars (8.85), and beam (7.85). She won silver on bars (8.75) and bronze on vault (8.60), beam (8.70), and floor (8.225).
In the level 4 younger division, Kayli Lincoln had the third highest vault score with 8.40 and was fifth all-around with a 33.25.
Danielle Bellamy was sixth with 31.75.
In the older division, Hannah Gram tied for third on floor with 8.00.