COMMUNITY: Youth sports notes
Moser athletes shine in Iowa Falls
IOWA FALLS — Twenty-five athletes from Moser’s School of Dance and Gymnastics won titles recently at a USTA Power Tumbling meet that included around 500 athletes from 19 teams.
Moser winners were Gina Owens, Kendallyn Recker, Breanna Vaske, Jacob Gasper, Makayla Gasper, Alison Trimble, Emmy Troester, Makenzi Marting, Avery Sweeney, Alivia Sweeney, Luke Farmer, Walker Schulte, Josh Beatty, Hanna Marting, Daniel Clayberg, Lena Petlon, Alexa Ries, Micah Brase, Jason Recker, McAllister Sweeney, Josie Briggs, Nicole Pettinger, Miranda Bell, Cheyenne Varner and Reagan Brown.
Amanda Riniker finished second along with Davien Schweitzer, Noa Marting, Aly Sayre, Alyssa Riniker, Meliah Eiben, Kayli Tegeler, Kayla Kelly, Brooke Beatty, Emma Kulper, McKenna Lembke, Kacie Bayne, Becca Farmer, Kennedy Rausch, Olivia Schindler, Jake Beatty, Hannabelle Erickson, Skyler Radloff, Elyse White, Hannah Bovy, Maya Burkhart, Grace Funke, Jorgie Schulte, Cecilia Sweeney, Danielle Schweitzer and Brandie Heims.
Third-place finishers were Isabelle Bennett, Ella Marting, Annie Gulick, Kayla Felton, Alexis Hearn, Alexis Brown, Caitlyn Cruise, Shalaya Armstead, Valery Meyer, Riley Lee, Sophia Raubs, Chloe Hartley, Emma Bockenstedt, Ava Steger and Ike Schulte.
Miller leads Twisters in classic
DES MOINES — Colette Miller of Twisters Gymnastics won three events at Chow’s Winter Classic recently.
Miller, competing in Level 9, won the vault, beam and all-around titles and placed in the bars and floor exercise.
Other Twisters winners were Alexis Sands (Level 7 all-around) and Xochitl Le Conte (Level 7 beam),
Allyson Steffensmeier in Level 9 and Lauren Easton in Level 7 earned top three finishes.
CRAG’s Hakes dominates division
DES MOINES — Hailey Hakes of the Cedar Rapids Association of Gymnastics won five titles in the Level 4 competition at Chow’s Winter Classic.
Hakes won the vault, bars, beam, floor exercise and all-around. Teammates Elizabeth Anderson, Maanasa Chinnakonda, Caitlin Conner, Sidney Davis Alyssa McAleer and Grace Walker also won in Level 4, and Kori Lyle was a multiple placewinner.
CRAG’s Connie Mendoza won three events in Level 6, Kareena McSweeny and Lily Culver two each. Mackie Byers and Lauren Falck won three events each in Level 7, Carly Mack won two and Hannah Westfall and Samantha Falck one each.
Emma Patterson won two events in Level 8, Consuelo Mendoza one and Jenna Danninger was a placewinner.
Emma Hartzler won twice in Level 9 and Jacey Carr placed.
Amayah Arrington won two events in Xcel Silver, Maggie Barnes, Kiran Misra, Faith Pladsen and Meghan Ulmer once each. Mikayla Glovick and Kylee McGovern placed.
Katie Culver was a winner in Xcel Platinum and Cheyanna Cooling, Iralee Jewitt and Skylar Meyers placed.
Hannah Maus and Lilly Winterowd placed in Level 5.