The Bright Raven Gymnastics Level 5 and 6 Teams made a fine showing at the USA Gymnastics State Championships held at Rochester Institute of Technology May 3-5.
With 54 teams represented in the Level 5 competition, Bright Raven Gymnastics earned the second place team banner. Five members of the team were named State Champions for their performance in individual events or all around competition and many others medaled finishing near the top in their divisions. 14-year-old Katie Bradfield of Spencerport took first place on balance beam, second in floor exercise and second all around in the Senior D division. Jenna Reiss of Gates placed second on balance beam in the same age division. 13 year olds Kailey Tran of Gates and Lia Brasacchio of Victor were both named State Champions in the Senior C division. Tran took first place on vault, floor and all around. Brasacchio took first place on the uneven bars, and placed second on vault, floor exercise and all-around. 10 year old Alexis Gerig of Greece captured first place on vault in the Junior A Division and teammate Kennedi Gadsden of Greece earned first on vault and third on the uneven bars in the Junior B Division.
The Level 6 Team also had several medal winners and finished in seventh place among 64 teams. 12 year old Morgan Sizer of West Henrietta earned 3 gold medals in the Senior A Division taking first on the uneven pars, balance beam and all around. She also placed second on vault and floor exercise. In the Senior B division, Katie Kull of Pittsford took first on balance beam and third all around. In the Senior D division, 13 year old Caroline Garbe of Webster took first place on floor exercise and Natalie Wood of Henrietta took second on beam. 14 year old Gabby White of Spencerport also earned 3 gold medals taking first on vault, bars and floor. She finished third on bars and second all around. Emily Post of Spencerport, age 15, placed third on vault.
Level 5 Team with State Banner:
Lia Brasacchio, Alexis Gerig, Maya Thomas, Hannah Prince, Katie Bradfield, Kennedi Gadsden, Kailey Tran, Jenna Reiss, Brenna Scott, Brynley Stella
Level 5 State Champions:
Level 6 Team:
Front: Gabby White, Morgan Sizer, Emily Post, Caroline Garbe
Standing: Mia Perno, Natalie Wood, Katie Kull
Level 6 State Champions: