Level 7 & 8 Gymnasts Headed to State Competitions

Congratulations to our Level 7 & 8 athletes as two of them qualified and are advancing to the USAG Illinois State Championships. The meet will be hosted by LIbertyville Gymnastics Academy in Waukegan, Illinois, on April 9-11.

Logo for 2021 Illinois State Level 7 & 8 meet

Level 7 athletes had to earn a 34.50 All-Around score at a qualifying invitational earlier in the season and Level 8 athletes had to earn a 33.00 All-Around score at a qualifying invitational earlier this season. Gem City’s Level 7 & 8 girls attended four invitationals this season throughout Illinois and Missouri.

Gem City’s Level 7 & 8 athletes practice up to six times a week and then usually attend one-on-one lessons throughout the season to perfect certain skills.

Gymnastics team coaches include Jacob Huff, Hope Huff, and Sarah Shumake. You can read more about Gem City’s gymnastics program and find our meet schedule here.

Level 7’s advancing to State:

Sophia Slater – 12, Canton

Level 8’s advancing to State:

Anna Venvertloh – 14, Quincy