HAMPSTEAD- The Phantom Gymnastics Xcel and JO Compulsory Teams competed in the Yellow Jackets Holiday Invitational, held November 30 - December 2, 2012 in Middleton, MA. Hosted by Yellow Jackets Gymnastics, gymnastics clubs from Massachusetts and New Hampshire participated. Several local Phantom girls from the surrounding areas participated with outstanding results!
For the Xcel Program, the Advanced, Intermediate, and Novice Teams won first place while the Rookie group took second place. For the JO Team, Level 9 finished first, Levels 4, 5, 6, and 7 took second and Level 8 came in fourth.
Some of the highlights for local girls include:
For the JO Program:
Level 4: Haley Farrell of Atkinson came in eighth place with an All-Around (AA) of 33.425 in the Child Division. Kayla Pech of Atkinson showed a great result in her second competitive meet with an AA Score of 33.05 in the Junior Division.
Level 5: In the Child Division, Lily Daniels of Hampstead placed seventh on Vault, fifth on Floor and seventh AA with a Score of 35.1. Jocelyn Hooper of Atkinson placed sixth on Bars, third on Beam and finished eleventh overall with an AA Score of 34.65. Lauren Hayes of Plaistow, placed ninth on Bars. Jordan Lavery of Atkinson finished eighth on Beam and tenth on Floor. Hana Phaneuf of Hampstead finished seventh on Vault and fifth on Bars. In the Junior Division, Brianna Paleno of Hampstead finished first on Bars and Floor while finishing third overall with an AA Score of 35.95. Zoe Demers of Hampstead finished second on Bars and Beam and fourth overall with an AA Score of 35.75. Shannon Carroll of Kingston finished first on Vault and ninth overall with an AA Score of 34.25. For the Senior Division, Abbey Jordan of Atkinson finished strong with an AA Score of 31.9.
Level 6: Annika Pinyochon of Hampstead finished first on Vault , third on Bars and second overall with an AA Score of 35.525.