Johnson Wins State Title For Starz Gymnastics Team

Ten members of the Lakewood Starz YMCA gymnastics team competed recently at the New York State Championships.

Morgan Johnson topped off the competition for the Starz with a second all-around finish for the Level 8 Senior Division. Johnson was also the state champion on vault with an 8.75.

Other top finishes included a second by Level 6 Mariette Williams on the bars (8.0 ), Level 7 Emily Walsh on the beam (8.7), and a first by Level 7 Emily Goodwill on beam (8.6).

Scores for the Starz are as follows:

Level 4

Ashlyn Saracki: vault 9.0 bars 9.0 (3rd) beam 8.5 floor 8.7 all-around 35.2

Saida Bronner: vault 8.3 bars 9.0 beam 8.45 floor 8.5 all-around 34.25

Abby Maloney: vault 9.15 bars 9.0 beam 8.6 floor 9.0 all-around 35.75

Ellie Kreinheder: vault 8.75 bars 8.6 beam 7.25 floor 8.4 all-around 33.0

Brittany Kightlinger: vault 8.9 bars 8.8 beam 8.8 floor 8.6 all-around 35.1

Level 6

Mikayla Johnson: vault 8.4 bars 7.3 beam 8.0 floor 8.8 (3rd) all-around 32.5

Mariette Williams: vault 8.5 bars 8.0 (2nd) beam 7.8 floor 6.8 all-around 31.1

Level 7

Emily Walsh: vault 8.9 bars 8.8 beam 8.7 (2nd) floor 7.8 all-around 34.2

Emily Goodwill: vault 9.0 (2nd)bars 8.0 (2nd) beam 8.6 (1st)floor 8.0 (3rd) all-around 33.6 (3rd)

Level 8

Morgan Johnson: vault 8.7 (1st) bars 8.8 (4th) beam 7.9 floor 9.2(4th) all-around 34.6 (2nd)