Gem City athletes Riley Brown (Level 8), Ayanna Douglas (Level 7), and Anna Venvertloh (Level 7) competed at the USAG State Championship in Dekalb, Illinois.
Brown came a Bars State Champion with a score of 9.675. Douglas earned 2nd Place on Vault, and both Douglas and Venvertloh earned their season high score for All-Around. All three athletes solidified spots to move forward to Regional on April 26-28 in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
We are so proud of all 14 of our athletes that advanced to this weekend’s Level 4 and 5 State Championships in Bourbonnais, Illinois. Because of their hard work, Gem City athletes have delivered great performances to a talented competitive field.
Three of Gem City’s gymnasts will head to the USAG State Championship in Dekalb, Illinois, on March 29-31. These athletes qualified by earning an all-around score of 34.50 or more for Level 7 and 33.00 or more for Level 8 throughout the regular season.
Gem City’s Level 3 teams rocked it at State this past weekend in Bloomington-Normal! Our Senior Team brought home 6th Place in the state, our Child Team earned 9th Place Team in the state, and our Level 3 Team brought home 12th Place Overall in the state of Illinois. With 63 Teams competing this weekend, we’re HAPPY to be in the TOP 19% of the State!
Level 4 and Level 5 gymnastics teams had a great meet season with nine athletes in Level 4 and five athletes in Level 5 advancing for State Competitions. Both State meets will take place from March 22-24 in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
Gem City competed at the St. Louis Classic Invitational as the last meet of the regular season. It was the largest meet in Missouri this year with over 1,700 athletes! State meets start next weekend! Congrats to our Level 3 team as they earned 3rd Place Team Award! We had MANY season best scores for our girls and lots of Top Ten finishes.
Gem City’s Level 9 gymnasts will head to the USAG State Championship in St. Charles, Illinois, on March 15-17. Haley Woodyard, 13 of Quincy, and Ava Winking, 13 of Quincy, will represent Gem City.
These two athletes practice more than 17 hours each week – after school and on the weekends. This does not include the private lessons they also take part in aside from their group practices!