Gymnastics: Aerials honored at annual Awards Night
The Bemidji Gymnastics Club honored this year's Aerials at its recent annual Awards Night banquet.
Earning competition pins for Level 4 were Kennedy Mills, Anna Corradi, Erin Meyer, Tara Tesch, Alexis Solo, Serenati Melcher, Stephanie Lauderbaugh, Aubrianna Wittwer, and Hannah Mueller.
Earning competition pins for Level 5 were Katie Bergquist, Katie Buckanaga, Kylei Grosfield, Emma Schmidt, Tatiana Smrekar, Tia Hickman and Jordan Mills.
For Level 6, pins went to Hope Hickman, Brittney Beck and Kayla Hennum.
The Level 7 pins went to Hannah Gregg, Haley Gregg, Abby Lindseth, Brianna Allen, Alyssa Allen. Jess Bergquist and Amber Peterson.
Cassandra Schmidt re-ceived her Level 9 pin.
More girls than ever reached the 9.0 mark in at least one event.
They were Level 4's Lauderbaugh, Melcher, Meyer, Mills, Mueller, Solo and Tesch.
In Level 5 they included Bergquist, Grosfield and Hickman.
In Level 6 they were Hennum, Hickman and Beck. The level 7's were Bergquist, Haley and Hannah Gregg, Lindseth, Peterson and Brianna and Alyssa Allen.
Event winners, the gymnasts with the highest score in each event were as follows:VAULT: Level 4-Lauderbaugh and Mills; Level 5-Grosfield;
Level 6-Beck: Level 7-B. Allen, A. Allen and Lindseth; Level 9 Schram
BARS: Level 4-Melcher; Level 5-Grosfield; Level 6-Hickman; Level 7-Lindseth; Level 9-Schram
BEAM: Level 4- Solo; Level 6-Bergquist; Level 6-Hennunm; Level 7-Lindseth; Level 9 Schram
FLOOR: Level 4-Mills and Melcher; Level 5-Hickman; Level 6-Hickman; Level 7-Lindseth; Level 9- Schram
Earning state meet pins by qualifying for the Minnesota State meet were Grosfield in Level 4 and Haley Gregg and Lindseth in Level 7.
The Most Improved Gymnasts based on progress made through the year were Mueller in Level 4, Mills in Level 5, Beck in Level 6, B. Allen in Level 7 and Schram.
The Gymnasts of the Year were: Level 4-Melcher; Level 5-Grosfield; Level 6-Hickman; Level 7-Lindseth; Level 9-Schram.