HOH gymnasts shine at Henderson’s meet T
HOH gymnasts shine at Henderson’s meet
The Level 6 Gymnastics Team of Head Over Heels Gymnastics, Old Bridge, competed in a USAG sanctioned meet held at Henderson’s Gym, Edison, on March 9.
In the 9-year-old age group, Marissa Glasman placed first on beam and third on floor. Danielle D’Elia placed second on beam. For the 10- and 11-year-old age group, Hillary Volkert took first in all events including all-around with a score of 35.95. Jesse Lewis took second place in vault, bars, beam and all-around with a score of 33.75. Lindsie Dymburt placed third for bars and floor. Kaelyn Rogers finished second on floor and third on beam. For the 12-year-old age group, Chelsea Walus took first in all events including all-around with a score of 34.45 and Melissa Kosakowski placed second in all events including all-around with a score of 30.8 qualifying her to the USAG Sectional II meet.
The HOH boys Level 6 team, ages 7-9, finished in second place at the Maryland Gymnastics Cup held at the University of Maryland on March 4.
The Level 9 and 6 teams, competing at the Palaestra Presidential Invitational in February took second and third, respectively, in the team competitions.
Kara Scefcyk, competing at Level 9 in the senior division B, took first on beam and second on floor finishing in first place in the all-around with a score of 34.825. Erin Stevens, senior division A, took first in beam, finishing third in the all-around with a score of 32.55. For the junior division, Randi Glassman took first on beam and floor and finished in the all-around in first place with a score of 32.95.
Volkert led the Level 6 effort by placing second on vault and bars, third on beam and second in the all-around with a score of 35.3.
In the 11-year-old age group, Dymburt placed second on floor and Jesse Lewis placed third on floor. For the 12-year-olds Walus placed second on bars, beam, and floor and third on vault, finishing in first place in the all-around with a score of 35.1
At the first NJUSAG sectional meet for Level 6, Volkert, competing in the NJUSAG Sectional I meet in Bridgeton, came home with a second place on vault, third on bars and floor and third in the all-around with a score of 34.2. Volkert and Walus both qualified to compete in the NJUSAG State Competition scheduled in May.
In earlier action for the Level 5 Open team, Nicole Panzarino took first in the all-around in the 7-8 age group at a meet at Gymnastics Unlimited with a score of 31.1. Panzarino was first on the floor and second on the bars. Morgan Pepe turned in a solid performance, finishing in the top five in every event, led by a third on the beam.
In the age 9 competition HOH dominated as Marissa Glassman was first in the AA with 34.95 points, Katelyn Quick was second with 34.2 and Danielle D’Elia was third with 32.4. Glassman won the beam and floor events and was second on the vault and bars. Quick won the bars, was second on the beam and floor and third on the vault. D’Elia was third on the bars and floor.
In the age 10 competition Diana Hartman was third on the vault and floor.
In a meet at Motions Gymnastics Academy the Level 5 HOH competitors dominated with Panzarino winning the AA in her age group with a 32.85 and Pepe second with 31.55. Panzarino won the bars, beam and floor and was second on the vault. Pepe was first on the vault and second on the bars, beam and floor.
In the age 9 competition Glassman won the AA with a 34.55 score, Quick was second with a 33.8 and D’Elia was third with 33.65.
Glassman won the vault, bars and floor and was second on the beam. Quick was second on the vault, bars and floor and D’Elia won the beam.
For age 10, Hartman was third in the AA with 31.55 points and second place finishes in the vault and bars and a third on the floor. Teammate Nyssa Schlem was third on the beam and bars.
In a meet at Henderson’s, D’Elia was second in her age group with a 33.7 score and Glassman was third with a 33.65 score.
D’Elia was second on the floor and vault with Glassman first on the valut. Panzarino was second on the bars at the meet.
In the age 9 competition Quick was second with a 33.35 AA score. She was first on the vault, second on the beam and floor and third on the bars.
All six Level 5 gymnasts, along with Nyssa Schlem, competed in the state sectional meet and qualified for the state championship meet. Schlem won the sectional beam title for 10-year-olds.