Flyers win 7 events

The Island Flyers Trampoline and Tumbling team won seven events at the Derby Days Invitational in Maple Valley Saturday, March 24.

Event champions in the 9-10 age group for Level 4 included Lilly Hammitt for tumbling and Kayli Benedetto for trampoline.

For 11-12-year-olds, Natalie Hahn won Level 4 tumbling, while Lauren Bayne and McKenzie Meyer tied for the title in Level 5 tumbling.  Meyer also won Level 6 double mini.

In the 13-14-year-old group, Hailee Blau won both the Level 6 trampoline and Level 7 double mini titles.

Special awards were also given for the top three places in each level, each event regardless of age or gender.  Hammitt was tops for Level 4 tumbling, while Hahn placed third.  Bayne and Meyer were second overall for Level 5 tumbling, and Meyer took home silver for Level 6 double mini.

For trampoline, seconds were awarded to Blau for Level 6 and Benedetto for Level 4, and third went to Bayne for Level 6

Athlete of the Meet honors went to Amaya Rittierodt for working hard to improve her skill execution on all three events.

Several team members will be competing in Mount Vernon this weekend as a final tune-up before the state meet in April.

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