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Whidbey tumblers fare well at championships | Youth Sports Wrap

Members of Moving and Grooving Island Flyers tumbling team, front row, Hannah Barnes and Colby Russell, second row, Lauren Aspery, Juliet Aspery and Grace Vandelac, and top row, Amelia Berner, coach Pam Lovett and Darian Hill, proudly display their medals along with the championship trophy, the second-place trampoline trophy and the third-place double mini trophy the team won at  the state championships May 17 in Issaquah.  -
Members of Moving and Grooving Island Flyers tumbling team, front row, Hannah Barnes and Colby Russell, second row, Lauren Aspery, Juliet Aspery and Grace Vandelac, and top row, Amelia Berner, coach Pam Lovett and Darian Hill, proudly display their medals along with the championship trophy, the second-place trampoline trophy and the third-place double mini trophy the team won at the state championships May 17 in Issaquah.
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Flyers win seven regional titles

Coming off the victory at the Washington state championships May 17, Moving and Grooving’s Island Flyers tumbling team finished the season in fine fashion at the May 31 Region 1 championships at Magnuson Park in Seattle.

The Flyers faced stiff competition at the event with more than 200 athletes from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming and Utah entered in the championships.

Eight-year-old Grace Vandelac won gold medals both the Level 4 tumbling and Level 5 double mini events.

In Level 3 trampoline and Level 4 tumbling, eight-year-old Colby Russell was a double gold-medal winner.

Hannah Barnes, age seven, won first place and won a gold medal in Level 3 trampoline and nine-year-old Lauren Aspery was a gold-medal winner in Level 4 trampoline.

Rounding out the Flyers’ gold medal winners was 11-year-old Amelia Berner, who took first place in the Level 4 trampoline competition.

Top eight Island Flyers’ finishers

Age 7

Hannah Barnes — 3. Level 4 tumbling; 7. Level 5 double mini.

Age 8

Colby Russell — 3. Level 5 double mini.

Grace Vandelac — 2. Level 4 trampoline

Age 9

Lauren Aspery — 2. Level 4 tumbling; 4. Level 5 double mini.

Age 11

Juliet Aspery — 4. Level 4 trampoline; 4. Level 4 tumbling; 4. Level 4 double mini.

Amelia Berner — 2. Level 5 double mini; 2. Level 5 tumbling.

Age 12

Darian Hill — 2. Level 5 trampoline; 2. Level 8 tumbling; 4. Level 7 double mini.

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