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Darien YMCA Gymnasts Score Perfect 10 At State Championship

Darien YMCA Level 6 gymnast Lana Schmidt was the all-around champion at the 2015 Connecticut State Championships while teammate Tess Keating placed fourth. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stephanie Fairleigh
Perfection on floor, Darien YMCA gymnast Leah Wall’s 10.00 score for her floor routine. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stephanie Fairleigh
Darien YMCA Level 5 gymnast Leah Wall took first place at the 2015 Connecticut State Championships for her floor routine with a perfect 10.0 score and teammate Tori Ware placed third. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stephanie Fairleigh

DARIEN, Conn. -- The Darien YMCA gymnastics team reached new heights at the 2015 Connecticut YMCA State Championship meet in Glastonbury.

Level 5 gymnast Leah Wall scored a perfect 10 for her floor exercise routine, winning the all-around title and leading the team to a first-place finish. In the Level 3 eight years group, Lauren Smith won the vault and floor titles. In the 10 Juniors, Brook Romano was the beam champ with a score of 9.6.

Olivia Perkins led Darien in the 10 Seniors, winning the vault and bars titles. The third-place Level 4 team was led by Devan Grills in the 8-9 group, where she took first on bars. Iris West was the vault champ. Anna Primmer’s meet high score was for the floor exercise. Gabriela Pye won the all-around title with 37.20 in the 10 Juniors group.

In the 10 Seniors, Megan Mitchell took first on floor with 9.65. Annie Bingle was the vault champ. Treasa Brown earned her meet high score on floor. Lucy Collins won the floor and bars titles with 9.7 and 9.2 in 11 Seniors.

Wall was the champion Level 5 team’s leader, scoring a perfect 10 to win floor and al-around title for the 9-10 group with 38.10. Tori Ware won vault and beam with 9.5 and 9.85. Kate Wolters scooped up the bars title. Paige Domenici eared her meet high score on floor. Holly McGoldrick led the 11s, scoring 9.8 to win on both beam and floor. Skye Greene and Dillan Aysseh tied for vault champ with 9.5.

Megan Cutler took first on bars. Alexa Carrero won the vault and bars titles with 9.55 and 9.5. The Level 7s were also team champions, led by Juliana Jordao in the 11-13 group, who was the champ on bars, beam and all-around title with a score of 37.00. Gianna Cardini took the vault title with 9.6. In the 14-15 group, Kaitlyn Moussignac won the vault title with 9.6. Fiona Brock won the beam and al-around titles with a score of 37.55. At Level 8, Jessica Freiheit won the vault, bars and beam titles on the way to the all-around title with a score of 36.75.

The team will now prepare for the North East Regional Championships to be held in May in Amherst, Mass.

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