STARZ Compete At National Meet

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Nine members of the Lakewood STARZ YMCA Gymnastics team competed against some of the top YMCA Gymnastic Programs in the nation during the 2013 YMCA Gymnastics National Championships last week.

The festivities began with an Olympic-style opening ceremonies on June 26, with competition getting under way the next day.

Competing first were Level 6’s Mikayla Johnson and Mariette Williams.

Williams placed sixth on the uneven bars with an 8.15.

Ashlyn Saracki, Abbey Maloney and Brittany Kightlinger, each at Level 4, competed in their first nationals.

Maloney was sixth on the floor exercise (9.075), ninth on the vault (9.1), and 10th in the all-around (34.875).

Level 7’s Emily Walsh and Emily Goodwill competed and Goodwill placed second on the uneven bars (8.875), and fifth in the all-around (34.025).

Level 4

Ashlyn Saracki: vault (8.75), bars (7.9), beam (8.0), floor (8.35), all-around (33.00).

Abbey Maloney: vault (9.1), bars (8.25), beam (8.45), floor (9.075), all-around (34.875).

Brittany Kightlinger: vault (8.15), bars (7.05), beam (8.175), floor (6.95), all-around (30.325).

Level 6

Mariette Williams: vault (7.70), bars (8.15), beam (6.85), floor (7.65), all-around (30.35).

Mikayla Johnson: vault (8.3), bars (7.4), beam (8.15), floor (7.475), all-around (31.325).

Level 7

Emily Walsh: vault (8.55), bars (7.35), beam (7.55), floor (7.8), all-around (31.25)

Emily Goodwill: vault (8.7), bars (8.875), beam (8.2), floor (8.25), all-around (34.025).

Level 8

Morgan Johnson: vault (8.875), bars (8.2), beam (7.9), floor (8.625), all-around (33.6).

Morgan Hoffman: vault (8.875), bars (8.9), beam (8.1), floor (9.075), all-around (34.95).