Shoreline Gymnastics Competes in Team Challenge

The Level 6 team from left to right: Elizabeth Cravinho, Haley Smith, Makenzie Mahar, Alexandra Bishop and Addison Marchese.

Shoreline Gymnastics of Old Saybrook competed in the Team Challenge at WCSU O’Neill Center in Danbury on February 15th to 17th.

Levels 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9 were represented. The Level 4 team included Ella Ferrucci (Essex), Madeline Fraser (East Lyme), Helena Gernhardt (Old Saybrook), Abigail Maynard (Waterford) and Emily Smith (Clinton). Strong individual performances for Level 4 on bars included Helena Gernhardt (tied for first); beam Madeline Fraser (third); and floor Helena Gernhardt (tied for second) and Madeline Fraser (third).

The Level 5 team included Megan Cravinho (Old Lyme), Megan Kapij (Old Saybrook) and Amanda Rowe (Waterford). Strong individual performances for Level 5 on vault included Amanda Rowe (third).

The Level 6 team included Elizabeth Cravinho (Old Lyme), Haley Smith (Clinton) and Makenzie Mahar (Pawcatuck). The Level 6 team had strong individual performances including placing in the top seven on many events.

The Level 7 team included Erin Naclerio (Madison) and Kate Ryan (East Haddam). The Level 7 team had strong individual performances including placing in the top eight on many events.

The Level 8 team was represented by Kylie McCarthy (Old Lyme). Kylie placed within the top eight on four events.

The Level 9 team included Samantha Lemire (Moodus) and Megan McNeil (Pawcatuck). Strong individual performances for Level 9 on vault included Samantha Lemire (second) and Megan McNeil (third); bars Samantha Lemire (first) and Megan McNeil (second); beam Samantha Lemire (first) and Megan McNeil (second); floor Samantha Lemire (third); and all around Samantha Lemire (first) and Megan McNeil (third).