Newnan School of Gymnastics team 5th at state

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Newnan School of Gymnastics' Level 1 team coached by Suzanne Hendrix (seen in back) finished fifth at the USA Gymnastics state meet in Avondale. Team members include, from left, Andie Sheahan, McKenzie Keller, Paige Krauth, Ava Kate Jongeneel, Aaliyah Wroten, Lily Holloway, Brynn Merrick, Daytona Wilson, and Betty Lee..


The Newnan School of Gymnastics Girls Level 1 team finished fifth in the state USA Gymnastics meet last Saturday in Avondale while scoring 109.775 points. Each member of the team performed exercises on floor, beam, vault and bars with the top three scores of each exercise used to for the team score.

Level 1 is entry level competition for girl's and their routines are compulsory. They are measured and scored on their ability to complete required skills for ach exercise. In addition to team scoring the girl's also compete individually but are segregated by age. Ages in Level 1 typically are 6-8 year-olds.

Leading the team was Andie Sheahan, who won the All-Around while also state champion on vault and bars. Sheahan also placed second on Floor.

Daytona Wilson placed second on beam. Lily Holloway was second on vault and Ava Kate Jongenell placed third.

Prior to the State Meet. The NSG team won both the Cobb Kickoff Meet in Marietta, and Twisted Sister Meet in Carrollton. The Team also placed second in both the Pumpkin Patch Invitational in Buford, and the Rocktober Challenge in Lawrenceville.



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