TNT Gymnastics attended the National Gymnastics Challenge in Athens, Ga., in March. The highlight of the weekend was watching the top ranked University of Georgia Gym Dogs compete against UCLA.
The Prep Op Silver team won the first place team award with Sarah Caux, Chelsey DeVooght, Hannah Lawson, Claire Sundahl, and Haley Tiller. Sarah received first place all around as a 9-11 year old with a 37.125. She scored first on vault, first on bars, second on beam, and first on floor with scores of 9.6, 9.05, 8.975, and 9.5. Chelsey placed second all around in the 9-11 year division with a 36.45, second on bars with a 9.025, and first on beam with a 9.25. Hannah received second place in the 6-8 division with a 36.25 and second place on each event with scores of 9.0, 8.85, 9.275, and 9.125. Claire scored a 36.1 all around to place third as a 9-11 year old. She received third on bars with an 8.95 and second on floor with a 9.4. Haley, 12-14 years old, received first place all around with a 35.475 and first on each event with scores of 8.7, 8.75, 8.925, and 9.1.
The Prep Op Gold team consisted of Katie Snyder, Brianna McGuffin, Reagan Wilson, Kate Hudson, and Montana Newroth, and they received the second place team award. Katie came in third all around with a 36.8 and tied for second on beam with a 9.325. Brianna scored a 9.65 on floor for third place, and Reagan scored a 9.575 on vault for second place. Kate placed first all around with a 36.45. She received third on vault with a 9.1, third on bars with an 8.45, first on beam with a 9.375, and second on floor with a 9.525.
Brianna Bonner competed as a Prep Op Platinum for second place all around with a 36.6. She won first on beam with a 9.5 and second on floor with a 9.6.
Amy Kiningham received a 37.575 as a Level 7 for second all around. She placed first on vault and beam with scores of 9.6 and 9.575.
The Level 8 Team consisted of Brittany Stinnett, Ashley Thompson, and Lauren Kiningham. Brittany received third on vault and beam with scores of 8.975 and 9.225. Ashley received third on bars with a 9.3. Lauren placed second on vault, beam, and floor with scores of 8.55, 9.15, and 9.225.
TNT Gymnastics is coached by Kevin McAfee and Stephanie Delapp. The gym is located on Clydesdale Street in Maryville.