Ultimate Gymnastics athletes compete at Harley-Davidson Gymnastics Invite

  • Ultimate Gymnastics' Level 6 athletes are ready to ride with their second-place team finish.

    Ultimate Gymnastics' Level 6 athletes are ready to ride with their second-place team finish. Courtesy of Ultimate Gymnastics Gurnee

 
Submitted by Elizabeth Bodkin and Jessica Lanners
Updated 2/17/2020 10:17 AM

A snowy drive straight up I-94 lead Ultimate Gymnastics' athletes to Milwaukee to compete in the Harley-Davidson Gymnastics Invite. These girls brought their A-game with many of the levels earning top 3 team finish honors.

The Level 3's strong performance earned them a first-place team finish. Gwennie Cole had an outstanding performance and was crowned the vault, bars, beam, and all-around champion. She also took second on floor. Eloide took second in vault and beam while Raelynn earned the honors of beam champion in her respective division. Ella took third on vault, second on bars, and third all-around, while Amanda dominated her age division earning her a second-place finish on vault and beam as well as a first place finish on floor and in all-around.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Individual placements for Level 3's are as follows:

Junior A

Peyton Bockwoldt: Vault (4th); Beam (4th)

Gwennie Cole: Vault (1st); Bars (1st); Beam (1st); Floor (2nd); All-Around (1st)

Brooke Elfering: Vault (6th); Floor (7th)

Tristelle Gozun: Vault (3rd); Bars (6th); Floor (4th); All-Around (5th)

Maddy Houlihan: Bars (7th)

Piper Lerner: Beam (6th); Floor (3rd); All-Around (6th)

Elodie Nichols: Vault (2nd); Beam (2nd); Floor (5th); All-Around (4th)

Brooke Wayer: Bars (3rd)

Junior B

Raelynn Golden: Vault (4th); Bars (3rd); Beam (1st); Floor (6th); All-Around (3rd)

Senior A

Audrey Kos: Beam (3rd); Floor (5th); All-Around (4th)

Ella Gordon: Vault (3rd); Bars (2nd); Beam (6th); All-Around (3rd)

Sophie Chabraja: Bars (4th); Beam (4th); Floor (7th); All-Around (7th)

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Senior B

Amanda Hough: Vault (2nd); Bars (4th); Beam (2nd); Floor (1st); All-Around (1st)

Maria Ritacca: Vault (7th); Bars (7th); Beam (7th); All-Around (7th)

The girls from Level 4 showed up and delivered! The team earned a third place overall team finish. Lydia shined on beam earning her the beam champion title, she also took third on bars, second on floor, and second in all-around. Caitlin had a brilliant performance on every event, taking third on vault, second on bars and beam, and was crowned floor and all-around champion. Evelyn captured third on beam and floor. In their age group, Sophia and Annika shined as well. Sophia earned a third place beam finish and was crowned vault champion. Annika was bars champion and took second in the all-around category.

Individual placements for Level 4's are as follows:

Junior B

Lydia Fakhoury: Bars (3rd); Beam (1st); Floor (2nd); All-Around (2nd)

Tabitha Gamalski: Vault (5th); Beam (4th); All-Around (7th)

Caitlin Lanners: Vault (3rd); Bars (2nd); Beam (2nd); Floor (1st); All-Around (1st)

Evelyn Perna: Beam (3rd); Floor (3rd)

Junior C

Sophia Bott: Vault (1st); Bars (5th); Beam (3rd); All-Around (4th)

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

Annika V.: Vault (4th); Bars (1st); Beam (5th); Floor (7th); All-Around (2nd)

Senior A

Caylah Sanchez: Bars (7th); Beam (7th)

The Level 5 athletes had a fantastic showing, earning many medals. Abby received a third place bars finish while Karina took home the third place finish in her age group division.

Individual placements for Level 5's are as follows:

Junior A

Abby Leverenz: Bars (3rd); Beam (6th); Floor (5th); All-Around (5th)

Addison Cramer: Vault (7th); Bars (6th); Beam (7th); All-Around (7th)

Junior B

Leah Arceo: Vault (4th); Bars (7th); Beam (5th); All-Around (6th)

Karina Gamalski: Vault (5th); Bars (3rd); Floor (4th); All-Around (7th)

Junior C

Malayna Rios: Vault (5th); Bars (5th); Beam (8th); Floor (8th); All-Around (4th)

Ultimate's Level 6 girls' strong performances earned them a second-place team finish. Camryn finished first on vault, while Layla took second on vault as well as third on bars and floor. Allie rounded out the vault podium at third while also taking first on floor and second all-around. In their respective age division, Hailey was crowned the vault and all-around champion. Orli finished second on beam while Cammy joined her on the podium finishing third. Isabella also finished second on beam in her age division.

Individual placements for Level 6's are as follows:

Junior A

Camryn Clark: Vault (1st); Bars (8th); Beam (5th); Floor (5th); All-Around (4th)

Layla Kadera: Vault (2nd); Bars (3rd); Beam (8th); Floor (3rd); All-Around (5th)

Allie Mietus: Vault (3rd); Bars (4th); Beam (4th); Floor (1st); All-Around (2nd)

Senior A

Hailey Hamann: Vault (1st); Bars (3rd); Beam (5th); Floor (5th); All-Around (1st)

Cammy Jensen: Vault (4th); Bars (6th); Beam (3rd); Floor (7th); All-Around (5th)

Ava Pasquesi: Vault (8th); Floor (6th)

Orli Sweet: Beam (2nd)

Senior B

Olivia Stolzer: Vault (6th); Beam (4th); Floor (7th)

Isabella Mazza: Beam (2nd)

Level 7's incredible performances earned them many medals and trips up to the podium as well as a first place team finish. Lyla earned a third-place finish on beam and was crowned all-around champ. Ava dominated the podium-she earned a second place vault finish, third place all-around finish and was also crowned beam and floor champion. Gaby finished third on vault while Evy took third on bars. Hailey and Kenzie also earned third place finishes on bars and vault respectively.

Individual placements for Level 7's are as follows:

Junior A

Lyla Drowne: Vault (6th); Bars (2nd); Beam (3rd); Floor (8th); All-Around (1st)

Ava Fendel: Vault (2nd); Beam (1st); Floor (1st); All-Around (3rd)

Junior B

Gaby Carvajal: Vault (3rd); Bars (7th); Beam (6th); Floor (5th); All-Around (4th)

Evy Haggerty: Vault (5th); Bars (3rd); Beam (4th); All-Around (7th)

Senior A

Hailey Krueger: Bars (3rd); Beam (8th); Floor (7th); All-Around (6th)

Kenzie Liebau: Vault (3rd); Bars (5th); Beam (4th); Floor (4th); All-Around (4th)

Josie Gates: Bars (7th); All-Around (8th)

The athletes from level 8 showed a powerful performance all-around, sending them on many trips to the podium. They also earned a second place team finish. Alyssah took second on beam and was crowned the bars champion. McKenna took second on floor while Livy took third on floor and beam. Nora was the beam champion. Elizabeth dominated the podium as she earned a second place floor finish and was crowned champion of vault, beam, and all-around.

Individual placements for Level 8's are as follows:

Junior A

Alyssah Arends: Bars (1st); Beam (2nd); All-Around (7th)

McKenna Cox: Vault (5th); Floor (2nd)

Elizabeth Haas: Vault (7th); Floor (8th)

Livy Tran: Vault (6th); Bars (6th); Beam (3rd); Floor (3rd); All-Around (4th)

Nora Werner: Bars (6th); Beam (1st); Floor (4th); All-Around (6th)

Junior B

Elizabeth Butler: Vault (1st); Bars (4th); Beam (1st); Floor (2nd); All-Around (1st)

Ultimate Gymnastics is located at 1018 Tri-State Parkway, Gurnee. For information, call (847) 856-8573, email info@ultigym.com or visit www.ultimategymnasticsinfo.com or www.facebook.com/UltimateGymnasticsGurnee/.

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