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JR Ogden
Published: January 28 2014 | 1:24 pm - Updated: 29 March 2014 | 2:46 am in

Moser tumblers shine in USTA meet

IOWA FALLS — Thirty-three members of the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastic recently won titles at a USTA Power Tumbling meet here that drew 19 Iowa clubs and around 400 athletes.

Moser winners were Jacob Gasper, Katelyn Mangold, Makayla Gasper, Nicole Pettinger, Noa Marting, Kayla Felton, Katie Boeding, Kayli Tegeler, Amber Meyers, Kayla Kelly, Reagan Brown, Kylie Henry, Gabbi Funke, Joshua Beatty, Erica Braden, Maya Burkhart, Emmy Troester, Avery Sweeney, Cooper Ingles, Logan Bevans, Lily Schmitz, Kennedi Bevans, Grace Funke, Micah Brase, McAllister Sweeney, Keely Recker, Vera Loecke, Jorgie Schulte, Hannabelle Erickson, Tucker Erickson, Hanna Marting, Katie Boeding and Taylor Guthrie.

Runners-up were Kendallyn Recker, Karalyn Recker, Kennedi Rogers, Ella Marting, Avery Krapfl, Brooke Lucas, Josephine Briggs, Alyssa Jensen, Olivia Their, Brooke Beatty, Mikya Britton, Sierra Mohs, Emma Oberbroeckling, Alivia Sweeney, Ellie Bockenstedt, Brody Bevans, Olivia Baldwin, Sophie Brown, Katelyn Trimble, Journey Even, Alexa Ries, Madsion O’Hea and Mattie Johnson.

Becca Farmer placed third along with Lucy Loecke, Emma Marting, Ike Schulte, Kennady Sanderson, Cierra Weipert, Aly Sayre, Myra Clasen, Rachel Clayberg, Mackenzie Mohs, Kathleen Looney, Olivia Schindler, Lucy Loecke, Elissa Sweeney, Daniel Clayberg, Ike Schulte, Anna Sweeney, Claire Wiese, Allyson Bausch, Anna Baldwin, Ava Steger, Ireland Truex and CeCe Sweeney.

McSweeny, Hartzler star at Chow’s meet

DES MOINES — Kareena McSweeny and Emma Hartzler of the Cedar Rapids Association of Gymnastics both won four events at the recent Chow’s Winter Classic.

McSweeny won the bars, beam, floor exercise and all around in Level 7, and Hartzler captured the same four events in Level 9.

Ava Andrews (bars, beam, all around) and Brook Glasbrenner (bars, floor, all-around) won three events in Level 3 and Carly Mark (bars, floor, all around) won three in Level 7.

Other CRAG winners were Shea Johnson (bars) and Autumn Poston (vault) in Level 3, Caitlin Conner (bars) and Hailey Hakes (beam) in Level 4, Samantha Falck (beam), Connie Mendoza (bars) and Mary Kate Patterson (bars) in Level 7, Jacey Carr (bars) and Emma Patterson (beam) in Level 9, Bailey Fry (vault, all around) and Maggie Barnes (beam) in Xcel Silver, and Faith Pladsen (bars) in Xcel gold.

Others placing in the top three were Lexie Goldsmith, Allison Hayes, Jaeden Humphries and Madilyn Tumilty in Level 3, Elizabeth Anderson and Sidney Davidson in Level 4, Maya Deuso and Grace Hartzler in Level 7, Mackie Byers and Lauren Fruehling in Level 8, Jenna Danninger in Level 9, Ezri Acheson, Ava Challenger, Macie Forck, Mikayla Glovik and Karin Resendiz-Mendina in Xcel Silver and Haley Voves in Xcel Gold.

Twisters’ Peterson wins in Des Moines

DES MOINES — Alexis Peterson won the Level 8 vault and placed in two other events at Chow’s Winter Classic last weekend.

Lauren Easton and Hannah Martin also placed in Level 8.

Jun, Gehrls capture 3 wins

DES MOINES — Addison Jun in Xcel Bronze and Gretchen Gehrls in Xcel Gold won three events each for Twisters Gymnastics at Chow’s Winter Classic.

Both won the beam, floor exercise and all around.

Payton Basquin (beam, all around) and Abby Hawken (bars, floor) won two each in Xcel Silver and Emily Richards (bars, beam) and Skylar Meyers (bars, beam) were double winners in Xcel Platinum.

Other winners were Ava Van Berkum (beam), Lily Reinert (floor), Hannah Gralund (floor) and Mary Morrow (bars) in Xcel Bronze, Cora Spiegelhalter (bars) and Hannah Roth (floor) in Xcel Silver, Gabriella Kroeze (beam) in Xcel Gold, and Jacie Pealer (beam) and Natalie Averkamp (floor).

Twisters placewinners were Alyssa Niemeier, Kayley Lacy, Audrey Leno and Allie Long in Xcel Bronze, Abigal Green, Grace Schroeder, Kalyn Wise, Ellie Martens, Jasmine Stafford and Emma Schminke in Silver, Anya Metelman, Blair Pladsen, Grace Neuman and Haley Chmelicek in Gold and Karsyn Gardner in Platinum.

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