Bright Raven gymnasts competed in the Women’s USA Gymnastics Level 10 and Xcel State Championships held at SUNY Brockport March 17-19 earning gold and qualifying to represent New York State at Regionals.
15-year-old Madison Conn of Chili earned first place for her performance in the uneven parallel bar competition in the highest level of Junior Olympic competition. Conn competed in the Level 10 Junior B age division. Her high all-around score of 35.625 was good for sixth place and has qualified her to advance to USAG Level 10 Regionals to be held April 7-9 in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Bright Raven had five State Champions in the Xcel Competition. In the Xcel Platinum Senior B Division, Abbie Ainslie of Geneseo took first place on vault and Sydney DeVore of Pittsford was first on the uneven bars. DeVore also took second on vault and finished with a high all-around score of 36.75 qualifying her to compete in the Xcel Regional Championships to be held in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts May 20-21. In the Xcel Silver Senior B Division, Kaitlyn Gibble of Gates took first on balance beam and Kylie Willis of Greece was first on the uneven bars. Shiana Susa of Chili earned bronze on the uneven bars in the same division. Grace Huussen of Spencerport competed in the Xcel Silver Senior C Division and was first on the uneven bars.