Florence Gymnastics Successful Weekend at Myrtle Beach Meet

The weekend of January 20th, Florence Gymnastics competitive gymnastics team and families traveled to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The gymnasts were competing at their third meet of the 2022-2023 competition season, Ultimate Beach Classic.

Florence Gymnastics started their first day of the meet with their Level 3 gymnasts.

Rilee Brown, a Level 3 gymnast, placed 1st on Balance Beam, 3rd place on Floor Exercise, 5th place on Vault, 8th place on Uneven Bars, and 5th place All Around. Powers Lane placed 8th on Uneven Bars, 9th place on Balance Beam and 9th place All Around. Kallie Davis, placed 6th on Balance Beam, 9th place on Vault, 9th place on Balance Beam and 9th place All Around. Charlotte Grider placed 1st on Vault, 4th place on Balance Beam, 5th place on Uneven Bars, 6th place on Floor Exercise and 4th place All Around.

The second day of the meet started off with the Xcel Silver and Xcel Bronze gymnasts.

Xcel Silver:

Jordyn Hemmingsen, an Xcel Silver gymnast, placed 10th on Balance Beam, 10th place on Uneven Bars and 10th All Around. Peyton Poston placed 1st on Balance Beam, 1st place on Floor Exercise, 5th place on Vault and 2nd place All Around. Kara Gwyer placed 3rd on Vault, 4th place on Uneven Bars, 7th place on Floor Exercise and 9th place All Around.

Xcel Bronze:

Kimber Strawn, an Xcel Bronze gymnast, placed 2nd on Floor Exercise, 3rd place on Uneven Bars, 3rd place on Balance Beam, and 3rd place All Around. Brenlee Curlington placed 1st on Uneven Bars with an incredible score of 9.750. Brenlee also placed 6th place on Balance Beam and 6th place All Around. Ella Bazen placed 7th on Uneven Bars, 9th place on Floor Exercise and 12th place All Around. Chaney Lee placed 4th on Vault, 4th place on Floor Exercise, 6th place on Balance Beam and 6th place All Around. Chennedy Kegler placed 1st place on Floor Exercise, 2nd place on Balance Beam, 5th place on Uneven Bars, 6th place on Vault and 2nd place All Around. Madelyn Atkisnon placed 7th on Floor Exercise, 8th place on Uneven Bars, 9th place on Balance Beam and 11th place All Around. Anna Kate Bazen placed 2nd on Uneven Bars with an awesome score 9.700. Anna Kate also placed 4th on Balance Beam, 5th place on Vault and 4th place All Around.

It was another very successful weekend for Florence Gymnastics. Between the team and individual awards, we are so proud of all our athletes. Many of our athletes competed against each other in the same age division. Even though they competed against each other, they were still very supportive and encouraging to their teammates.