Photo by Stephanie Ogg Back row, from left: Kaitlynn Beaulieau, Isabella Michael, Brooklyn Batch, Ksenia Stansell and Chloe Doyon. Front row, from left: Carson Ogg, Michaela Pontious, Tyza Skuse, Jordan Loock and Makena Movold. Missing - Janika Scriba, Nya Chailler, and Olivia Miles.

Campbell River Gymnasts have strong performance at Western/National Championships qualifiers

‘Our athletes did an excellent job preparing for the trials competition’ – coach

The Campbell River Gymnastics Association (CRGA) sent a group of girls and boys on March 17-19th to the qualifying competitions for the Western Canadian Championships held in Manitoba in late April.

The girls’ trials were in Abbotsford while the boys traveled to Kamloops to try and make Team BC for said competition. Brooklyn Batch had a fantastic competition qualifying for her first Westerns making the JO level nine-team finishing in third All Around in her division over the weekend. Janika Scriba came home with first alternate position and a chance at a wild card in the same division. Nya Chailler came home 2nd over all in her age division and 11th over all with close to 90 competitors trying to capture 7 spots on the JO level 8 team.

Riley Michael and Carson Ogg were also quite close to qualifying in the men’s provincial Division 4 as they just missed out of making the team. Ksenia Stansell was also in great position to qualify right up until the last event. Chloe Doyon was our sole athlete trying out for the National Championships as well as Westerns falling 1.6 points short of her goal. Olivia Miles worked hard to be prepared going into the competition as well!

“Our athletes did an excellent job preparing for the trials competition,” coach Todd Sader said. “The field of competitors is very strong on the mainland and I am proud of our athletes for going in as true contenders in their divisions. Every tenth of a point counts when you are up against strong athletes and strong clubs.”

Campbell River had eight athletes vying for a position on Team BC to Westerns.

Sader added, “Having that many athletes at that level to be able to make the teams is impressive and a new feat! We have many up and coming athletes in our club that will be pushing that number up in the years to come.”

The following are the competition results.

JO level 9 2000-2002

Janika Scriba captured the Bronze medal on the bars, took the 8th place ribbon on beam, finished 10th on floor and 12th on vault to come home in 7th place in the All Around.

JO Level 9 2003-2004

Brooklyn Batch won the Gold medal on bars, took the 7th place ribbon on beam, finished 8th on floor and 9th on vault to come home with the Bronze medal in the All Around and a birth on the Westerns Team.

Chloe Doyon captured the 6th place ribbon on floor, took the 8th place ribbon on beam, finished 9th on bars and 10th on vault to come home in 8th place in the All Around.

JO Level Level 8 2003

Olivia Miles won the 5th place ribbon on the bars, took the 6th place ribbon on beam, finished 11th on floor and 12th on vault to come home in 9th place in the All Around.

JO Level 8 2004

Nya Chailler won the Gold medal on bars, captured the 4th place ribbon on vault, finished 10th on beam and 14th on floor to come home with the Silver medal in the All Around.

Ksenia Stansell captured Silver medals on both vault and bars, took the 8th place ribbon on floor, finished 15th on the beam to come home in 10th place in the All Around.

JO Level 7 2004-2005

Tyza Skuse captured the Bronze medal on bars, place 9th on the vault, finished 10th on floor and 14th on the beam to come home in 9th place in the All Around.

JO level 7 2006

Jordan Loock won the 4th place ribbon on vault, took the 6th place ribbon on beam, finished 11th on both bars and floor to come home in 10th place in the All Around.

JO Level 6 2004-2005

Isabella Michael captured the Bronze medal on beam, won the 5th place ribbon on vault, finished 7th on bars and 10 on the floor to come home in 6th place in the All Around.

JO Level 5 2005-2006

Makena Movold won the 5th place ribbon on vault, took the 8th place ribbon on beam, finished 11th on floor and 12th on bars to come home in 11th place in the All Around.

Kaitlynn Beaulieau captured the 6th place ribbon on floor, finished 11th on vault, bars and beam to come home in 11th place in the All Around.

JO Level 4

Michaela Pontious won the Silver medal on the vault, won the 4th place ribbon on beam, finished 8th on bars and floor to come home in 6th place in the All Around.

Provincial Level 4 men’s division 13 and older

Riley Michael captured the Gold medal on rings, won the Bronze medal on vault, placed 4th on p-bars, finished 6th on both floor and pommel horse, placed 8th on high bar to come home in 6th place in the All Around.

Provincial Level 4 men’s division under 13

Carson Ogg won the Silver medals on both floor and parallel bars, captured the 6th place ribbon on pommel horse, placed 8th on both rings and vault, finished 10th on high bar to come home in 7th place in the All Around.

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