For the City Times
In March 2015, eight optional-level gymnasts and eight Xcel-level gymnasts from Russell Gymnastics in Stevens Point competed in their respective USAG state meets.
They qualified for their state meets during the competition season, which ran January through March, 2015. Following are their state meet standings:
- Optional-level gymnasts qualifying for the state meet were Jurnee Brandt, Jayden Bruneau, Riley Keene, Shelby Lutz, Madelyn Manternach, Tessa Sanders, Jillian Space and Katelyn Trowbridge.
- In Level 8 (11 & under), Madelyn Manternach took 4th place on floor, 10th place on bars and 11th place all-around. She also qualified for the USAG regional competition, held in April in Green Bay.
- In Level 7, gymnasts finishing 11th place or above were as follows: Tessa Sanders (14 yrs), 10th bars, 11th beam, 11th all-around; Jillian Space (13 yrs), 8th bars, 11th vault, 11th floor, 11th all-around; Jurnee Brandt (12.5 yrs), 1st vault, 5th beam, 10th floor, 10th all-around; Katelyn Trowbridge (12 yrs), 1st floor, 2nd bars, 4th vault, 8th beam, 3rd all-around; Jayden Bruneau (11.5 yrs), 10th vault, 11th bars.
- Xcel-level gymnasts qualifying for the state meet were Makenna Fisher, Olivia Heese, Bailey Herzog, Tatianna Hetzel, Jessica Kruzicki, Maddie Kolarik, Emily Mutz and Casson Omernik.
- Xcel gymnasts finishing 10th place or above were as follows: Jessica Kruzicki (Gold 14a), 4th vault, 5th floor, 9th bars; Olivia Heese (Gold 13c), 8th vault, 8th floor, 9th bars, 11th beam, 8th all-around; Bailey Herzog (Gold 13c), 10th bars; Emily Mutz (Gold 12c), 6th vault, 7th bars, 8th beam, 9th all-around; Maddie Kolarik (Gold 12c), 4th vault, 4th bars, 11th all-around; Tatianna Hetzel (Silver 12b), 4th vault, 7th beam, 9th floor, 10th bars, 8th all-around; Makenna Fisher (Gold 12a), 4th vault, 8th floor.
About Russell Gymnastics
Dave and Debbie Russell opened Russell Gymnastics in 2012. The gym, located at 5208B Heffron Court, offers a full range of recreational and competitive gymnastics programs, from parent-tot classes through optionals level 10. Classes for boys are also offered.
For more information call (715) 252-9134 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.