Lo­cal gym­nasts shine

Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette - - SPORT -

TWELVE lo­cal gym­nasts from the Moss­man and District Gym­nas­tics Club dis­played their skills with ex­cel­lent re­sults at the 2010 Ma­reeba Gym­nas­tics Club Lev­els Test and In­vi­ta­tional re­cently.

Eight gym clubs from as far away as Townsville were rep­re­sented on the day, with a to­tal of 119 girls com­pet­ing.

From the morn­ing ses­sion, Mem­ber for Cook Ja­son O’Brien proudly pre­sented awards for WAG Lev­els 4-6.

Brid­get Oster­man-Rowen gave an out­stand­ing per­for­mance on beam, win­ning third place and with high rank­ings on the other ap­pa­ra­tus, com­ing in fourth over­all.

On bars, Chloe MacGre­gor came fourth, along with Chloe Matthews in sev­enth place.

From the mid­day ses­sion for WAG Level 1, Della Miller came sec­ond on both bars and floor, fin­ish­ing third over­all.

Shayla Frizelle came fifth on bars and sixth on floor, fin­ish­ing eighth over­all.

Tali Hoye came fifth on vault and Eva Mellows pro­duced con­sis­tent re­sults on all ap­pa­ra­tus, com­ing 23rd out of a to­tal of 30 gym­nasts.

Elona Car-Walker pro­duced out­stand­ing re­sults in the older girls’ group, com­ing first on vault, sec­ond on beam, and third on bars and floor, fin­ish­ing sec­ond over­all.

From the af­ter­noon ses­sion for WAG Level 2 O, Paulina Bern­hardi did not dis­ap­point, com­ing first on floor and third on vault, fin­ish­ing third over­all.

Re­bekah Ives came fifth on floor and sixth on bars, fin­ish­ing eighth over­all.

Jas­min Kirk came fifth on bars and 11th over­all out of 18 gym­nasts.

So­phie Kirk, from WAG Level 2 U did great on vault, com­ing sev­enth out of 30 gym­nasts.

Over­all, Moss­man and District Gym­nas­tics Club per­formed at an ex­cep­tional level for such a small con­tin­gent, which is a tes­ta­ment to our coaches’ ded­i­ca­tion to the team.

For more in­for­ma­tion on the club, visit web­site www.moss­man­gym­nas­tics.com.

Pho­tog­ra­phy by David Miller Con­cen­tra­tion: Alona Carr-Walker shows her skills on the beam

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