TNT gymnasts attend Tennessee State Championship

TNT gymnasts culminated their successful regular competition season with the Tennessee State Championship held in April in Knoxville. Competing as Level 8’s were Brittany Stinnett, Ashley Thompson, and Lauren Kiningham. Outstanding performances by Optional Level 8 gymnasts Brittany Stinnett and Ashley Thompson enable them to advance to the Southeastern Regional Championship. Brittany was awarded the first place gold medal on beam with a score of 9.425 in the 12 year old division. Ashley won the 13 year old all around division with a 36.825. She received first place on bars with a 9.625, first place on beam with a 9.375, and second place on floor with a 36.825.

Amy Kiningham competed as a Level 7 and placed second on vault with a 9.425. Brianna Bonner placed third all around as a Prep-Optional 3 with a 38.15.

Prep-Optional 2 gymnasts Brianna McGuffin, Reagan Wilson, Kate Hudson, Katie Snyder, and Montana Newroth received the third place team award. Brianna McGuffin placed won the 11 year old division with a 38.45 all around score. She placed third on vault with a 9.65, first on bars with a 9.825, and third on floor with a 9.775. Reagan received first on vault with a 9.65. Kate Hudson scored a 37.65 all around for second place, 9.4 on bars for third, 9.45 on beam for first place, and a 9.75 on floor for first place. Katie Snyder received second place on bars with a 9.85.

Prep-Optional 1 competitors consisted of Sarah Caux, Chelsey DeVooght, Claire Sundahl, Hannah Lawson, and Haley Tiller. Sarah received first place on vault with a 9.95.

TNT Gymnastics is coached by Kevin McAfee and Stephanie Delapp. The gym is located on Clydesdale Street in Maryville.

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