The Bright Raven Gymnastics Boys Teams had a strong showing at the 2017 USA Gymnastics New York State Championships held at SUNY Brockport March 18-19 emerging with 5 State Champions and two team banners.
All three of Bright Raven’s Level 9 competitors medaled resulting in a third place finish as a team. Justin Ciccone of Greece earned gold for his performance in floor exercise competition. Ethan Rio of Avon earned gold on high bar and silver on the parallel bars and Cole Pringle of Pittsford took the bronze in floor exercise.
In the Level 6 competition, Aiden Arena of Fairport was first on the pommels, second on high bar and third all around. Teammate Drew Ahlstrom of Gates took third place in floor exercise.
In the Level 5 competition, Connor Maguda of Henrietta took first place on pommels. Evan Gienau of Henrietta finished first in both floor exercise and rings and second in both high bar and all around competition.
The Bright Raven Level 4 team earned the 6th place team banner in a field of seventeen teams with 10-year-old Tyler Caballero of Chili placing third on both pommels and vault. In the 7-year-old division, Luke Sykora of North Chili placed third of vault also. Other Level 4 team members contributing to the team effort were Charlie Dovichi of Lima, Caleb Lantz of Henrietta, Lucas Post of Spencerport, Aidan Kelley of Holley and Jake Robbins of Webster.