2013 Judges Cup
Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies
By Wendy Kenner
October 12, 2013
Premier Gymnastics of the Rockies competed in the 2013 Judges Cup in Lakewood, Colorado on October 5, 2013. All three teams did well, with the Level 3 and 5 teams placing 2nd, and the Level 4 team placing 3rd in the team competitions.
There were several gymnasts placing in the top 5 for individual events and the All-Around competition for the Level 3 team. The placements were as follows:
Level 3 Child A Division:
Naima Contreras 1st place on Vault, Uneven Bars, and Floor and was 2nd on Balance Beam. She also was 1st All-Around with a score of 37.75. Allyssa Hughes tied for 2nd place on Vault, was 4th on Floor, and 3rd in the All-Around competition. Myah French earned a 5th place finish on Balance Beam.
Level 3 Child B Division:
Payton Rechkemmer tied for 3rd on Vault. Elizabeth Thompson won 1st place on Floor and 4th in the All-Around. Taryn Thompson placed 3rd on Uneven Bars. Carly Southhard earned 4th place on Balance Beam, and Elsa Whittaker was 1st on Uneven Bars.
Level 3 Junior A Division:
Linden Treacy won 3rd place on Vault, and Selah Dadderio placed 5th on Balance Beam.
Level 3 Junior B Division:
Olivia Ockers had a strong performance with a 2nd place finish on Vault and Uneven Bars, 5th place finish on Floor, and 1st place finish on the Balance Beam. Her score of 35.975 earned her 1st place in the All-Around. Aubrey Woodward also did well placing 1st on Uneven Bars, 5th on Balance Beam, and 2nd on Floor and in the All-Around. Kellie Burden brought home a 2nd place finish on Balance Beam, 3rd place finish on Floor, and finished 4th in the All-Around. Megan Janssen contributed with a 4th place finish on Uneven Bars.
The Level 4 team also had several top 5 finishers. Their placements are as follows:
Level 4 Child A Division:
Ashlyn Erickson placed 5th in the All-Around.
Level 4 Child B Division:
Kylie Cook had a strong performance with a 5th place finish on Vault and Uneven Bars, 2nd place on Balance Beam, 1st on Floor, and 3rd in the All-Around competition. Rounding out this division was Taylor Evans with a 5th place finish in the All-Around competition.
Level 4 Junior A Division:
Hailey Sundby had a strong showing with a 3rd place on Vault, 4th place on Uneven Bars, and a tie for 4th on Floor and a 4th place All-Around finish. Gracie Wadlington also placed in this division with a 2nd place win on Balance Beam.
Level 4 Junior B Division:
Mia Greeson excelled with 1st place finishes in all four events and winning the All-Around with a score of 38.35.
In Level 5, all of the gymnasts finished in the top 5 with the following placements:
Child B Division:
Abby Hazlett placed 4th on Vault and Floor, 2nd on Balance Beam, and she was 4th in the All-Around competition.
Junior A Division:
Maddy Blair had a strong finish winning 1st place on Vault, Balance Beam and Floor. She also place 1st in the All-Around with a score of 36.55.
Junior B Division:
Morgan Kenner earned 4th place finishes on Vault and Floor, 3rd place finishes on Uneven Bars and Balance Beam, and won 2nd place in the All-Around competition. Brittani Myers finished 1st on Uneven Bars and Balance Beam, and she placed 2nd on Floor. She won the All-Around competition with a score of 35.55.