Local tumblers compete at Rio Grande meet

A total of 19 members of Gloria’s Tumbling Team recently competed in a meet at the University of Rio Grande against eight other Ohio teams.

Gloria’s Tumbling earned five high-point awards, which were earned by Khierstyn Branan on sub-advanced tumbling and double-mini, Mallory Liles in intermediate tumbling, Bethany Lowery in advanced-beginner tumbling and Zoie Longbrake in beginner tumbling.

Results for the meet are listed below in order of tumbling, trampoline and double-mini, with the competitor’s age in parenthesis:

Mia Oppy (7) second, fifth, fifth; Kelley Forsythe (7) first, second, third; Madelyn Trittschuh (8) sixth, sixth, seventh; Hannah Elling (7) first, third, first; Tori Hurley (8) second, second, fifth; Sadie Hughes (8) fifth, fourth, eighth; Zoie Longbrake (8) first, fifth, fourth; Kolbi Moell (8) second, third, second; Kylie Ropp (9) first, first, fifth; Alaina Heath (10) seventh, third, sixth; Raelyn Parsell (11) first, fifth, third; Riley Myers (11) third, third, second; Abby Kite (11) third, second, second; Mallory Liles (11) first, second, third; Bethany Lowery (11) first, first, first; Jaxon Heath (12) second, first, first; Amber Kuck (14) first, seventh, first; Khierstyn Branan (15) first, first, first; Allison Penny (19) first, first, second.