Concordia gymnasts compete in AAU state meet

SALINA — The Concordia Gymnastics Center had 47 gymnasts compete in the AAU State Meet at the Bicentennial Center last weekend.
There were over 800 competitors from 35 teams in the meet.
Nine competitors from the Concordia Gymnastics Center won state all-around titles.
In the team competitions, the Level 2, Level 3, Level 5 and Modified Optionals from the Concordia Gymnastics Center placed second.
The Level 4 finished third.
Gymnasts capturing state titles include:
Carlee Carlgren, Norway, Level 2, age 7: Vault, 4th; bars, third; beam, first; floor, first; all-around, first.
Jada Zollinger, Belleville, Level 3, age 8, Division 1: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 1st; floor, 1st; all-around, 1st.
Liberty Limon, Concordia, Level 3, age 8, Division 5: Vault, 1st; bars, 2nd; beam, 3rd; floor, 1st; all-around, 1st.
Jordan Gilkeson, Concordia, Level 3, age 9, Division 3: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 2nd; floor, 3rd; all-around, 1st.
Alison Snyder, Concordia, Level 4, age 8: Vault, 2nd; bars, 1st; beam, 1st; floor, 1st; all-around, 1st.
Emma Losh, Concordia, Level 5, age 10: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 2nd; floor, 6th; all-around, 1st.
Sierra Gropp, Concordia, Level 5, age 10, Division 2: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 3rd; floor, 1st; all-around, 1st.
Erin Hammel, Clay Center, Level 5, age 12: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 5th; floor, 1st; all-around, 1st.
Taegen Larsen, Jamestown, Modified Optional, age 11: Vault, 1st; bars, 1st; beam, 7th; floor, 3rd; all-around, 1st.
The other competitors from the Concordia Gymnastics Center, and their placings, include:
Level 2
Age 6
Ashlynn Loomis, Jewell: Vault, 1st; bars, 4th; beam, 5th; floor, 3rd; all-around, 5th.
Laney Thomas, Morrowville: Vault, 3rd; bars, 2nd; beam, 5th; floor, 7th; all-around, 3rd.
Age 7
Joey Plush, Concordia; Vault, 5th; bars, 2nd; beam, 2nd; floor, 4th; all-around, 3rd.
Timberlee LeDuc, Concordia: Vault, 7th; bars, 6th; beam, 3rd; floor, 6th; all-around, 6th.
Age 7, Division 3
Georgia Trost, Concordia: Vault, 7th; bars, 2nd; beam, 5th; flor, 7th; all-around, 4th.
Level 2
Age 8
Josey Welch, Hebron, Neb.: Vault, 2nd; bars, 2nd; beam, 1st; floor, 5th; all-around, 2nd.
Level 2
Age 10
Terin Rundus, Concordia: Vault, 7th; bars, 7th; beam, 6th; floor, 6th; all-around, 6th.
Elaine Cockroft, Jewell: Vault, 8th; bars, 3rd; beam, 7th; floor, 8th; all-around, 7th.
Level 3
Age 7
Hattie Blackwood, Clyde: Vault, 1st; bars, 5th; beam, 2nd; floor, 4th; all-around, 2nd.
Lacie Duvall, Concordia: Vault, 5th; bars, 3rd; beam, 4th; floor, 5th; all-around, 5th.
Age 7, Division 3
Kassidy Bowers, Concordia: Vault, 1st; bars, 4th; beam, 7th; floor, 1st; all-around, 2nd.
Age 8, Division 1
Jackie Hinzman, Concordia; Vault, 2nd; bars, 7th; beam, 2nd; floor, 2nd; all-around, 2nd.
Age 8, Division 4
Karody Kadel, Beloit: Vault, 10th; bars, 3rd; beam, 2nd; floor, 4th; all-around, 3rd.
Age 9, Division 2
Sapphire Davis, Beloit: Vault, 5th; bars, 6th; beam, 7th; floor, 6th; all-around, 6th.
Age 10, Division 2
Reagan Eilert, Beloit: Vault, 4th; bars, 3rd; beam, 2nd; floor, 1st; all-around, 2nd.
Age 11
Elizabeth Willoughby, Concordia: Vault, 9th; bars, 7th; beam, 8th; floor, 9th; all-around, 9th.
Level 4
Age 8
Chloe Odle, Beloit: Vault, 1st; bars, 4th; beam, 4th; floor, 3rd; all-around, 3rd.
Jaida Koester, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 3rd; beam, 5th; floor, 7th; all-around, 5th.
Age 10, Division 3
Derica Reed, Clyde: Vault, 3rd; bars, 7th; beam, 5th; floor, 2nd; all-around, 4th.
Teresa Barnes, Concordia: Vault, 6th; bars, 3rd; beam, 6th; floor, 12th; all-around, 5th.
Age 10, Division 4
Samantha Sjogren, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 4th; beam, 10th; floor, 4th; all-around, 5th.
Age 11
Shania Wright, Concordia: Vault, 2nd; bars, 3rd; beam, 3rd; floor, 5th; all-around, 2nd.
Age 12
Janessa Ade, Concordia: Vault, 1st; bras, 2nd; beam, 6th; floor, 4th; all-around, 4th.
Level 5
Age 10, Division 2
Abby Fredrickson, Concordia: Vault, 2nd; bars, 4th; beam, 5th; floor, 8th; all-around, 4th.
Kendall Reynolds, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 5th; beam, 6th; floor, 4th; all-around, 6th.
Age 10, Division 3
Darby Odle, Beloit: Vault, 3rd; bars, 4th; beam, 4th; floor, 4th; all-around, 3rd.
Liz Duvall, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 7th; beam, 2nd; floor, 7th; all-around, 6th.
Age 11, Division 2
Shelby Bisnette, Concordia: Vault, 2nd; bars, 2nd; beam, 3rd; floor, 6th; all-around, 2nd.
Courtney Mansfield, Concordia: Vault, 8th; bars, 4th; beam, 2nd; floor, 4th; all-around, 5th.
Modified Optional
Age 9-10
Jaci Broeckelman, Beloit: Vault, 5th; bars, 2nd; beam, 2nd; floor, 2nd; all-around, 2nd.
Zoe Bechard, Concordia: Vault, 1st; bars, 6th; beam, 9th; floor, 4th; all-around, 4th.
Age 11
Vanda Johnson, Kackley: Vault, 3rd; bars, 6th; beam, 4th; floor, 2nd; all-around, 3rd.
Sadee Graves, Belleville: Vault, 7th; bars, 5th; beam, 5th; floor, 6th; all-around, 6th.
Age 12, Division 1
Allison Poore, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 2nd; beam, 7th; floor, 4th; all-around, 3rd.
Age 12, Division 2
Lauren Wheeler, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 1st; beam, 6th; floor, 3rd; all-around, 3rd.
Level 7
Age 13-14
Jessica Williams, Concordia: Vault, 2nd; bars, 3rd; beam, 7th; floor, 1st; all-around, 3rd.
Age 15-17
Katie Thompson, Concordia: Vault, 4th; bars, 5th; beam, 4th; floor, 4th; all-around, 4th.
The Concordia Gymnastics Center will have its Spring Show on May 23 at the Concordia Middle School.

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