Results from Missouri State AAU Championships

5 May 2016

The Missouri State Amateur Athletic Union hosted their state meet in Farmington, MO at the Farmington Civic Center the weekend of April 23th through 24th. Over 30 gymnastics clubs attended the event. Levels that attended the meet were 1 – 8 and all Xcel divisions.

Moberly Gymnastics Academy attended the meet with 15 gymnasts coached by Robin Howard-Boyd and Vicki Howard. Vi and Olivia were named State AAU champions. Both girls received 1st place all-around titles in their age group and division. Vi competed in the Xcel Diamond Division. She placed 1st in all events except beam where she placed 2nd. Olivia also received 1st place on vault, 2nd on beam, 4th on bars, and 5th on floor. Olivia’s all-around score was an impressive 37.25.

Raegan received the 1st place bars state title in the level 3 division for the 8 year olds. She had a high score of 9.3. She also placed 2nd on floor, 4th on vault and the all-around, and 6th on beam. Ralyn was named the level 3, 10 year old floor state champ. She also placed 4th on vault, 5th on bars, and 7th in the all-around. Anna represented the level 4 in the 11 year old age group and received the state title on beam. She also placed 3rd on floor.

The level 4 team placed 4th in the team event. Members of the team are Ella, Anna, Chloe, and Emma. Each member contributed their high scores in individual events to receive the award. Emma placed 2nd on vault, 3rd on beam and floor, and 5th on floor and the all-around. Chloe placed 4th in all-around. Ella 3rd on beam and 4th on vault.

Zoey, Kaleighia, Hailey, Ana, and Kiyah represented the level 3 team with high scores too. Zoey placed 3rd on bars and 4th in the all-around in a very competitive age group. Hailey competed in the 10 year old age group and placed 2nd on vault and beam, 3rd in the all-around, 4th on bars, and 5th on floor. In the 9 year old age group Kaleighia placed 4th on beam and Kendyl 3rd on vault and 4th on all other events. Kiyah competed in the 8 year old age group and received 5th on vault with a 9.15.

Molly also competed in the Xcel Diamond division and received 3rd on vault with a 9.1. She also placed 3rd on bars, floor, and the all-around.

Moberly gymnasts will compete in the Heart of Missouri State Championship meet in Jefferson City on May 14th.