Local tumblers compete at state meet

A total of 25 members of Gloria’s Tumbling Team recently competed at the AAU state tumbling and trampoline competition in Columbus.

All members qualified for the Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa, in July. Results for the AAU state meet are listed below in the order of tumbling, double-mini and trampoline, with the competitor’s age in parenthesis:

Khierstyn Branan (15) second, first, second; Jaxon Heath (12) first, first, first; Alaina Heath (10) second, fifth, seventh; Kylie Ropp (9) first, fourth, fourth; Kolbi Moell (8) first, seventh, third; Abby Kite (11) fourth, third, first; Madelyn Trittschuh (8) second, ninth, fourth; Kylie Shoe (8) first, first, first; Addison Shoe (4) first, second, second; Lauren Easton (10) third, seventh, fourth; Julia Easton (7) first, first, first; Rae Parsell (11) third, first, second; Kelley Forsythe (8) fourth, fourth, third; Amber Kuck (14) first, third, sixth; Ashley Roach (6) first, fifth, fourth; Courtney Roach (10) second, seventh, third; Cody Roach (12) DNP, first, first; Sadie Hughes (8) fourth, eighth, sixth; Zoie Longbrake (8) fifth, fourth, fifth; Montanna Buck (8) second, fifth, second; Mekenzie Flora (9) first, first, second; Kaeleigh Flora (6) fifth, third, fifth; Mary Bickham (11) second, second, second; Bethany Lowery (11) first, first, first; Mia Oppy (7) second, third, fourth; Tori Hurley (8) first, sixth, seventh.