Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) hosted their annual Halloween Cupcake Meet this past Saturday Oct. 23.
Ignite gymnastics from San Ignacio, Colo., brought 36 Xcel gymnasts to Los Alamos to compete.
Three of LASG’s Diamond/Level 8 gymnasts chose to compete in the Developmental Program as opposed to the Xcel program for this meet. All three gymnasts scored high enough to qualify out of level 8 into level 9. (The Elite gymnasts you see in the Olympics and other international meets are the best of the Level 10 gymnasts in the U.S.).
Brianna Fryer, a senior at LAHS and a 12- year member of LASG, took first place all-around qualifying to Level 9 with 35.575. Fryer also placed first on floor (9.275), first on bars (8.90), first on beam (8.80), and third on vault (8.60). Fryer will return to Diamond competition at the Eagle Ridge meet in Rio Rancho this November.
Colette Bibeault, a freshman at LAHS and an 8-year member of LASG, took second place all-around and qualified to level 9 with 34.95. Bibeault also took second place on floor (9.25), vault (8.80), and beam (8.35). She was third on bars (8.55).
Chantel Bibeault, a junior at LAHS and an 8-year member of LASG, took third all around and qualified to level 9 with 34.25. Bibeault was first on vault (9.00), second on bars (8.80), and third on floor (8.30) and beam (8.15).
Sara Gardner was the lone competitor in Diamond in this meet. Gardner scored a 33.35 with her high score being a 9.20 on the floor exercise.
Dellany Balkey competed in the Gold older division, placing second all around with a 34.60. She also placed first on bars (8.40), second on floor (9.15) and vault (9,05) and third on beam (8.00).
Eliana Rodriguez took third in the gold older division with 34.20. She placed first on vault (9.15), second on beam (8.35), and tied for second on bars (8.30).
Yuiko Yamaguchi, Emily Lueninghoener, Julia Neale, and Meera Nadiga competed in their first Gold Division meet, following a year off for COVID Precaution.
- Meera was fifth all around with 32.35 in the older division, she tied for second on bars (8.30), and placed third on vault (8.75).
In the younger division:
- Yuiko was third all around with 33.55,. placing second on floor (8.80) and beam (8.70), and third on bars (7,75).
- Emily was fourth all around with a 32.90; placing first on vault (9.15), and third on floor (8.55).
- Julia was fifth all around with a 31.10, placing third on vault (8.45).
In the Silver competition, Katelyn Martinez was high scorer, after a year off. Martinez won the oldest division with a 36.55. She also placed first on bars (9.50), vault (9.05) and beam (9.00).
Teagan Brown was third all around in this division with 34.95. She placed second on beam (8.30), and third on floor (9.05) and vault (8.80).
Allette Robison was fourth all around in this division with 34.60. She placed first on floor (9.40) and third on bars (9.00).
Rebecca Lanier was fifth in this division with 34.10.
In the middle age division Chelsea Nguyen, was third all around with 35.25. She placed first on bars (9.50) and floor (9.45).
Emma Justus was seventh in this age division with 34.10.
In the youngest age division Leeza Trudolyubov was fifth all around with 33.50. She placed second on floor (9.10).
Kyrah Lane, of Gallina, was sixth with a 31.00. She placed first on vault (8.90).
Ava Vigil was seventh with 30.00.
Los Alamos also fielded four new Bronze gymnasts. In the older division Abbie Johnson was fourth all around with 33,30. She placed second on vault (8.90) and third on beam (8.10).
In the younger division, Rylee Brooks was second all around with 32.70. She placed first on bars (9.20) and vault (8.25), and third on floor (8.75).
Alice Nam was fourth with 32.40. She placed first on beam (8.50,) and tied for second on vault (8,00).
Lily Neale was third on beam (8.20) and tied for second on vault (8.00). She did not compete in the all around.