DerryNews.com, Derry, New Hampshire

June 6, 2013

Local gymnasts perform well at state meets


Derry News

---- — Spectrum Gymnasts representing Levels 4-8 and Xcel Gold recently competed in the 2013 New Hampshire State Meets at Pinkerton Academy in Derry and Tri-Star Gymnastics in Dover.

Highlights included an eighth-place team finish for the Level 5 team and an 11th-place team finish for the Level 4 team.

Two Level 8 gymnasts, Taylor Mackenzie of Londonderry and Christina Marra of Litchfield also competed at the Level 8 regional meet held in Burlington, Mass., along with top qualifying gymnasts from all New England states and New York.

Graduating senior Allison Yennaco of Londonderry qualified for the Xcel Platinum state meet.

Level 4

Marissa McKay of Londonderry: fourth on bars and floor, fourth All-Around; Janiah Bergendahl of Londonderry: fourth on bars and 12th on floor; Reyanna Broadhurst of Londonderry: eighth on beam and 10th on bars; Maeve Ryan of Londonderry: 13th on vault; Reese Fletcher of Derry: fifth on bars, Alanna Murphy of Goffstown: 13th on vault. Nicole Stone of Londonderry and Jillian Severance and Kaitlyn Severance, both of Derry, also competed.

Level 5

Aislinn Milner of Windham: seventh on vault, ninth on bars and 10th All-Around; Madison Pomeroy of Derry: 10th on bars; Sophie Hagymas of Londonderry: fifth on beam, seventh on vault, 10th on bars and 10th All-Around; Aisling Macaraeg of Hudson: seventh on bars. Lily Tharrington of Londonderry also competed.

Level 6

Chloe Abreu of Derry: seventh on bars; Teghan Coyle of New Boston: sixth on vault; Maddie Croteau of Londonderry: seventh on vault. Kathryn Boone of Windham, and Skyler Endyke and Ashley Griffin of Londonderry also competed.

Level 7

Ellie Goodspeed of Londonderry: eighth on bars. Julia Delisle of New Boston also competed

Level 8

Christina Marra of Litchfield: second on bars; Taylor Mackenzie of Londonderry: fourth on vault.

Xcel Gold

Kelsey Allen of Derry: ninth on beam.