Charlotte Ulrich Scores a 9.05 on beam. Courtesy photo
Elizabeth Lockhart earns silver on floor. Courtesy photo
ATOMIC TUMBLERS News:
Charlotte Ulrich and Liz Lockhart were the top all-around scorers for the Atomic Tumbler’s at the Los Alamos Invitational on Nov. 3.
Ulrich, with a 35.55 in the all-around, and Lockhart with a 35.45, were among 137 gymnasts from seven teams that participated in the meet.
Thirty Atomic Tumblers’ competed; 14, including Ulrich and Lockhart, in the Jr. Olympic Program, 14 in the Xcel Program, and two competed in both.
The Xcel program is an alternative to the rigorous Jr. Olympic Program, allowing gymnasts the opportunity to perform routines choreographed to fit each individual.
Ulrich won the Level 5 Junior A Division, earning gold in the all-around (35.55) and floor (9.2), silver on beam (9.05) and vault (8.55) and bronze on bars (8.75.)
Lockhart, the only Level 6 gymnast to compete for the Tumblers’, took gold on bars (8.75), a tie for gold on vault (9.2), and silver on beam (9.0), floor (8.5), and all-around (35.45.)
Both gymnasts achieved their highest all-around scores of the season in this meet.
Lilly Bueck, in the Level 5 Junior B Division, was the third highest scorer for the Tumbler’s, achieving first place in her division with an all-around score of 35.35.
Bueck also earned gold on vault (8.95), silver on bars (8.9), bronze on floor (8.75) and 7 place on beam (8.75.)
Level 5 Child Division
Katie Wingo’s strong performance earned gold on bars (9.1), beam (9.0), floor (8.5), and all-around (34.3), and bronze on vault (7.7.) Teammate Paetyn Miller placed second all-around (31.9), with a tie for first on vault (8.3) and silver on bars (8.75.) Brianna Fryer earned silver on beam (8.95) and vault (7.95), and took bronze on bars (7.0), floor (7.45), and all-around (31.35.)
Level 5 Junior A Division
In the same division as Ulrich, Anna Clark gave a solid performance on beam (8.975) and floor (8.35), and placed 6 in the all-around (33.025.)
Level 5 Junior B Division
Right behind Bueck, Ashley Bustos scored a 35.25 in the all-around, placing third. Bustos earned silver on beam (9.05), vault (8.8), and floor (8.8), and tied for fourth place on bars (8.6.) Ramya Stevens and Elyse Phillips tied for 4th place in the all-around, with a score of 34.35. Stevens earned a bronze on vault (8.55), fourth place on floor (8.55), and a tie for fourth on bars (8.6). Phillips took fourth on bars (8.5) and gave a strong performance on beam (8.9) and floor (8.5).
Level 4 Child Division
Nyla Lee placed fourth in the all-around (33.65), earning a gold on vault (9.25), silver on bars (8.55), and bronze on floor (8.15.) Kaeley Bustos finished fifth in the all-around (32.8), with a fourth place on beam (8.3) and a strong performance on vault (8.75.)
Level 4 Junior Division
Jazmine Tuning earned a bronze on bars (8.5) and gave a solid performance on vault (8.9), earning fourth place. Teammate Allison Warner earned an 8.35 on vault, 8.1 on bars, and a 32.1 in the all-around.
Level 4 Senior Division
Nicole Aldaz finished strong for her second meet in a row, earning silver in the all-around with a score of 34.15. Aldaz took gold on floor (9.175), silver on vault (8.7), and bronze on beam (8.725) and bars (7.55.) Zoe Mathis placed ninth all-around (32.45) and gave a solid performance on vault (8.8) and bars (8.65.)
Brianna Fryer (35.65) and Addie Richie (35.3) were the top all-around scorers in the Xcel Program. Fryer won the all-around competition (35.65) in the Xcel Bronze Child Division for the third meet in a row, and earned gold on floor (9.4), beam (8.8), and vault (8.4), also taking bronze on bars (9.05.) In the same division, Richie earned gold on bars (9.3), silver on beam (8.7) and all-around (35.3), a tie for silver on floor (9.1), and a tie for bronze on vault (8.2.)
Xcel Bronze Child Division
Following Fryer and Richie, Kayli Lincoln took bronze in the all-around (34.6), earning silver on vault (8.2) and a tie for silver on floor (9.1.) Milan Vigil and Katerina Kovalevskaya tied for fourth in the all-around with a 34.1. Vigil earned silver on bars (9.1) and a tie for bronze on floor (8.8). Kovalevskaya took bronze on beam (8.4), and ties for bronze on vault (8.2) and floor (8.8.) Anna Batista took fifth in the all-around (32.5), giving a strong performance on bars (8.9). Danielle Bellamy placed sixth all-around (32.15), earning an 8.75 on bars and an 8.4 on floor.
Xcel Bronze Junior A Division
Charolette Gonzales finished fifth in the all-around with a 31.9. Gonzales earned silver vault (7.8) and bars (8.6), and fourth on beam (8.2). Hannah Mullen took sixth in the all-around (30.95), earning bronze on bars (8.55) and vault (7.7). Sarah Hutchens earned bronze on floor (8.2) and fourth on bars (8.35.)
Xcel Bronze Junior B Division
Marlie Maestas led the way for the Tumblers’ in this division, earning silver in the all-around (34.0). Maestas took gold on beam (8.7) and floor (8.5), silver on vault (8.1), and bronze on bars (8.7). Earning silver in the all-around (33.6), Cherie McCreary took gold on vault (8.2), silver on beam (8.6), and bronze on floor (8.2.) Katelynn Skeen finished fourth in the all-around (33.4), placing second on bars (8.8) and floor (8.3) and third on vault (8.0) and beam (8.3.)
Xcel Silver Junior Division
Anna Clark took bronze in the all-around in this division with a 34.45. Clark earned a tie for silver on floor (9.2), and bronze on bars (8.55), vault (8.4), and beam (8.3.) Suyanna Ferreira took silver on bars (8.65), a tie for silver on floor (9.2), and placed fifth in the all-around (33.35.)
Xcel Silver Senior Division
Eugenia Trost earned gold on floor (9.35), silver on vault (8.5) and bronze on bars (8.4), placing sixth in the all-around with a 32.95.
The Atomic Tumblers’ season continues with the Xcel Program State Meet in Albuquerque Dec. 1 and the Intersquad Elf Magic Meet Dec. 8 at Los Alamos School of Gymnastics. For more information, call 505-662-9523.