Successful Competition in Miramichi for Island Gymnastics Academy Girls

The Island Gymnastics Academy girl’s competitive team recently competed at the Miramichi Invitational (Feb 24-25) in Miramichi, New Brunswick bringing home plenty of medals and their highest scores of the year.

 In the Argo 1 girls division, Claudia Swyer led the team with a silver all-around medal which included a 1st place finish on beam. The bronze medal went to Rae-Lee MacDonald who also won the uneven bars event. Rounding out the team were Dayley Wood (4th all-around and 3rd on bars), Hannah Lawlor (9th all-around and 3rd on beam) and Sofia MacBeth who was 4th on floor and 12th all-around.

 Argo 2 girls also performed extremely well this past weekend. Reese Kelly was 4th all-around and also won a special award for the most dynamic cast to handstand on bars.  Emma Christensen was 7th all-around claiming 4th on vault and floor as well.

 The Academy’s best performances of the weekend were from the Argo 3 girls. Emma MacIntyre was the gold medalist with an impressive overall score of 45.500. She also placed 1st on both floor and beam. Jenaya Ross claimed the silver medal all-around and a second place finish on floor. Karisa Quinn placed fourth all-around with 3rd place finishes on vault and beam.

 Shelley Parker, coach at the Academy says “The girl’s performed really well this weekend and posted some great scores. They also gained valuable experience by competing outside of PEI.”

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