Nanaimo Gymnastics School athletes were in fine form at an important meet in the Okanagan earlier this month.
The club sent a contingent to the Ogopogo Invitational in Kelowna from June 3-5, and the NGS gymnasts combined for several top-three finishes at the highly competitive meet. Thanks to their efforts in Kelowna, Maya Asselin-Debelic and Karleena Hatch qualify to join Team B.C. at the Western Canada Summer Games in Kamloops in August.
Results from the Ogopogo meet include:
Level 1 argo – Savannah Mercer, third, bars.
Level 1 tyro – Chloe Ingalls, third, all-around.
Level 2 tyro – Abbi Richardson, second, vault, second, all-around; Sarah Brown, second, vault.
Level 3 tyro – Elan Baildham-Troje, second, floor.
Level 3 novice – Katie Stagg, first, vault, third, all-around; Nora Loyst, third, vault.
Level 4 novice – Cassidy Stagg, third, beam.
Level 5 tyro – Emily Mould, second, vault, first, bars, second, beam, second, floor, first, all-around.
Level 5 novice – Maya Asselin-Debelic, third, vault.
Level 5 open – Karleena Hatch, first, bars.
National open – Dana Lainchbury, second, beam, third, all-around.