Weston gymnasts sweep the board at southern championships

PUBLISHED: 12:13 18 April 2018

Lily Jean Smith.

Lily Jean Smith.


Weston Aerobic Gymnastics Club swept the board at the Southern Regional Championships, with more than 60 members taking part.

Sixty gymnasts from Weston Aerobic Gymnastics competed at the Southern Regional Championships last weekend and again swept the board in nearly all the categories entered.

The two-day competition catered for every level of competitive gymnasts from introductory up to international level.

Record breaking scores came from several of the Weston gymnasts, Lottie Janes, Maria Wong and Nicole Wong in their trio had the highest regional score. Izzy Worral had the highest national score and Lola Lawrence, who will be one of the Weston gymnasts representing Great Britain at upcoming world championships in May, achieved the highest-ever score given to a GBR 12-year-old gymnast

Full results - introductory level - Under-10 Level 3 – gold: Isobelle Jones, Lauren Dean, Faye Deuvall, Ruby Newlands, Jessie Hall and Paige Fear.

Over 11 Level 3 – silver: Jessica Butcher, Ewan Maynard, April Figg, Roman Potter and Phoebe Hughes

Regional level pre-foundation - individual women – gold: Lottie Janes (joint highest RAC score of 17.300); silver: Niamh Austen, seventh with 16.25; Megan Harvey first competition.

Trio – gold: Lottie Janes, Maria Wong and Nicole Wong (joint highest RAC score of 17.300).

National development - individual women – gold: Justina Makoetlane; bronze: Delphine Churchill.

Individual male – gold: Devon Howell. Pairs – gold: Justina Makoetlane and Molly Hobbs; silver: Alexia Allcock and Devon Howell.

Trio – gold: Delphine Churchill, Libby Hadley and Matilda Belbin; bronze: Abigail Doolan, Erin Richards and Lucy Whitfield.

Group 1 - individual women – gold: Mpho Makoetlane. Individual male – gold: Rhys Harvey; silver: Joe Hurst. Pairs – gold: Naomi Doolan and Georgia Piere; bronze: Rhys Harvey and Joe Hurst. Trio – gold: Abigail Robbins, Daisy Crompton and Mpho Makoetlane.

Group 2 - individual women - fourth with 15.800 Olivia Simmonds (first competition). Senior individual women – gold: Francesca Cavaciuti.

National level - national development - individual male – gold: Jack Harvey.

Group 1 – pairs – gold: Mya McConnell and Maddy Sherwood-Dawson. Group – silver: Freya Grafton, Olivia Damerell, Lily Duffy, Mya McConnell and Maddy Sherwood-Dawson.

Group 2 - individual male – gold: Matt Maynard.

Senior - individual women – gold: Isobel Worral; bronze: Courtney Hewett.

Age 9 - individual women – gold: Lily-Jean Smith. Individual male – gold: Jacob Dean.

International level - national development - individual women – gold: Jasmine Dight (PB 17.950).

Group 1 - individual women – gold: Lola Lawrence (PB 19.800); silver: Nancy Law.

Individual male – silver: Lewis Harvey (PB 18.250).

Trio – gold: Lola Lawrence, Molly Brown and Bella Styles (PB 19.400); bronze: Nancy Law, Seren Jones and Katie Ferris. Group – gold: Lola Lawrence, Molly Brown, Bella Styles, Nancy Law & Seren Jones (PB 19.400).

Group 2 - individual women – bronze: Isidora Vucicevic. Trio – silver: Isidora Vucicevic, Lauren Porter and Xena Hewett.

Senior - individual male – gold: Rhys Williams.

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