Trampoline club wins its first medal

PUBLISHED: 09:18 27 January 2012

Weston Trampoline Club won its first medal in only its second competition.

IN only their second competition since forming, the gymnasts from Weston Trampoline Club had some promising results in the regional grading competition held at Bath University last weekend.

Beatrice Young, competing in Grade G Under-9 girls, finished third and narrowly missed qualifying to the next grade level by 0.1. Following in her ‘jump’ steps, Ellie Cattermole, competing in Under-17 girls Grade G, also missed qualifying to the next level by just 0.1.

Having improved since the last competition, the other members of the competition squad finished in the following places: Charlotte Fuller Under-11 girls Grade G (6th); Oliver Dolphin Under-11 boys Grade G (6th); Max Weldon Under-13 boys Grade G (9th); Jevan Dudd Under-13 boys Grade G (13th).

Head coach Diane Allen said: “I was so pleased with how they all performed today, especially as this is only their second competition. We are looking forward to the next competition in March.”

Weston Trampoline Club meets on Mondays and Fridays in Hutton Moor Leisure Centre. If you would like any further information, please ring Helen on 01934 512929.

■ HIGH Flyers Trampoline Club enjoyed a successful competition at the regional grading last weekend.

The squad came away with five qualifiers, three gold, one silver and three bronze medals.

Competing for the first time in Grade G were Ruby Grant, Naomi Stone and Finley Dors. Finley finished fifth in the Under-9 boys. Naomi completed two solid routines and finished 19th out of 33 competitors in the Under-15 girls group. Also competing in the Under-15 girls, Ruby finished fourth and qualified to Grade F.

In the Grade F competition, Lucy Nilsson (Under-17 girls) finished sixth and Phoebe Samuels (Under-13 girls) finished third. Both girls qualified to the next grade (E).

Competing in Grade E group, Ryan 
Moss (Under-17 boys) pulled out two good routines to finish first and qualified to regional D grade. Samuel Forster (Under-13 boys) felt unwell during the competition, but continued to compete and finished third.

In the Under-13 girls, Cerianne Verrinder finished fifth, while Sophie Pitt finished ninth in the Under-15 Girls competition.

In the Under-15 regional D competition, Daisy May Ham won gold and qualified to national C grade. Beth Fisher finished third, along with team-mates Lottie Brazier who finished sixth and Georgia Harding (13th). The girls also won gold in the team event.

The Under-13 regional D girls of Amy Godwin, Tara Harding and Imogen Moroney performed brilliantly to take silver in the team event and finished sixth, seventh and eighth respectively.

High Flyers provide lessons for all ages and abilities at Kings Fitness and Leisure Centre in Cheddar. For more information please ring Helen on 01934 512929.

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