The Ballard Xcel Team had a great showing at the Great Wolf Lodge Invitational on January 27-28th. These athletes are showing continued growth in their skills, performance aptitude, mental toughness and sportsmanship. We couldn’t be more proud!
Our Silver level athletes took home first place as a team! 2 of our gymnasts in this group (Enza Johnson and Zoe Greenberg) placed in the top 10 competitors for the whole weekend out of 448 athletes total!
Our Gold level athletes took home second place as a team, missing first place by one TENTH of a point! Our own Dara Jimenez won the entire Gold division, out of 80 athletes, with a total all-around score of 37.2.
Our Platinum level athletes took home third place as a team, behind second place by one half of a tenth of a point, and only four tenths behind first! Both Sophie Hanay and Willow Berryessa took home first place in their respective age divisions and Sophie had the second highest all-around score in her session out of 47 gymnasts!
Enza Johnson: 2nd UB, 1st V, BB, FX & AA
Zoe Greenberg: 1st V, UB, BB, FX, & AA
Ardaea Forestor: 1st BB & AA, 2nd V, 3rd FX
Claire deBoer: 1st V & FX, 2nd BB & AA
Amy Illing: 3rd V & UB, 1st AA
Courtney Lee: 2nd UB, BB, AA
Sophia Cortez: 2nd V, 3rd UB & AA
Delaney Berger: 3rd V, 2nd FX & AA
Annie deBoer: 1st UB
Lauren Frank: 2nd UB, BB & AA
Hazel Levy: 1st UB
Anya Shah: 3rd BB
Vicky Le Bou: 3rd V
Annie LeGrand: 3rd BB
Kiera Parsons: 1st UB
Dara Jimenez: 1st V, AA, 2nd BB, FX
Claire Miyoshi: 1st FX, 3rd AA
Charlotte Hazel-Pon 2nd V, BB, FX, AA, 3rd UB
Rebecca Barr: 1st FX, 2nd V, AA, 3rd BB
Portia Zeisner: 3rd BB
Ava Berryessa: 2nd BB, 3rd FX, AA
Shae Huppert: 1st BB
Sophie Hanay: 1st V, BB, AA, 2nd FX, 3rd UB
Willow Berryessa: 1st UB, AA, 3rd FX
Karlee Taylor: 1st UB, 2nd AA
Brooklin Sachs: 3rd V, UB
Sylvie Taylor: 1st BB, 2nd FX