Stilwell Leads Way for Atomic Tumblers’ at Gold Cup Classic

Caden Stilwell earns silver on parallel bars. Courtesy photo

Philo Shelton takes silver on still rings. Courtesy photo

LASG News:

The boys’ competitive team from Los Alamos School of Gymnastics competed in the Men’s Gold Cup Classic in Albuquerque on Jan. 5-6.

The Atomic Tumblers’ competed against 115 gymnasts from 11 teams from New Mexico and Texas.

The Atomic Tumblers’ highest scorer was Caden Stilwell, in the Level 4 Junior Division, who scored a 54.75 and earned fourth place in the all-around competition. Stilwell also earned silver on parallel bars (9.65), floor (9.35), and pommel horse (8.2), and took bronze on vault (9.5).

In the Level 4 Senior Division, Dane Harris earned silver in the all-around with a 52.25. Harris struck gold on vault with a 9.8, earned silver on floor (8.9) and pommel horse (8.20), and bronze on high bar (8.70).

In the level 5 competition, Philo Shelton was the Tumblers’ highest scorer, earning silver in the all-around for the Senior Division with a 50.75. Shelton also earned silver medals on still rings (9.50), pommel horse (8.70), and parallel bars (8.35), and took bronze on floor with an 8.45.  

Teammate Daniel Fryer placed fourth all-around in the Level 5 Junior Division with 46.15. Fryer earned a silver medal on vault (9.40) and bronze on floor (7.95).

NOTE: The Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) is a non-profit, member-owned and parent-operated organization. LASG classes are taught in the school’s 12,000-square-foot facility at 555 North Mesa Road by certified staff with a 6:1 student:teacher ratio. The Atomic Tumblers’ season continues with the 2013 Women’s Gold Cup Classic on Jan. 19 and 20. For more information, call 505-662-9523.

Dane Harris earns silver on pommel horse. Courtesy photo

Daniel Fryer takes bronze on floor. Courtesy photo

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