Flyers win 1 team title, 2 seconds at state
May 9, 2011 · 2:51 PM
Moving & Grooving’s Island Flyers trampoline and tumbling team captured one team title and finished second in two other divisions at the Washington state championships May 7 in Renton.
Over 150 athletes from eight teams around the state took part in the competition. The team of Lauren Bayne, Lilly Hammitt and Kelly Gruenwald brought home the team title for Level 4 tumbling.
In Level 5 trampoline competition, Hailee Blau, McKenzie Meyer, Bayne, Hammitt, and Gruenwald placed second; and in Level 6 double mini, Amaya Rittierodt, Lauren Aspery, Blau, Bayne and Meyer also finished second.
Individually, Aspery was a two-time state champion, winning Level 6 trampoline and double mini in the 13-14 age group, and Hammitt was the winner of the 9-10 age group.
Bayne won the 11-12 age group for Level 4 tumbling.
Other top 10 individual finishes:
13-14: Aspery, fifth, Level 5 tumbling.
11-12: Blau, fourth, Level 5 trampoline; fourth, Level 6 double mini; eighth, Level 5 tumbling; Bayne, third, Level 5 trampoline; fifth, Level 6 double mini; Rittierodt. seventh, Level 6 tumbling; seventh, double mini; ninth, Level 6 trampoline; Meyer, fifth, Level 5 tumbling; fifth, trampoline; sixth, Level 6 double mini.
9-10: Hammitt, seventh, Level 5 trampoline; ninth, Level 5 double mini; Gruenwald, second, Level 4 tumbling; eighth, Level 5 double mini; ninth, Level 5 trampoline.
Several members of the team will compete at the Region 1 championships in Provo, Utah, in June to finish out the competitive season.