Exelta Gymnastics takes three of the top four placings

The Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club took three of the top four placings in the boys’ national youth division at the provincial artistic championships in Edmonton during the weekend.

The Red Deer Exelta Gymnastics Club took three of the top four placings in the boys’ national youth division at the provincial artistic championships in Edmonton during the weekend.

Conner Trepanier won the overall title with Dylan Patsula second and Alan Ng fourth.

Trepanier won the floor exercise, pommel horse, parallel bars and high bar, was second on rings and fifth on vault.

Patsula was second on the floor, horse and parallel bars to go with a fourth on rings and high bar while Ng won the vault, was third on the horse, fourth on the parallel bars, sixth on the floor and eighth on the high bar.

Paul Dan and Lina Koller also won bronze medals in the overall category.

Dan placed third in the level 4 division while winning the rings, finishing second on the floor, sixth on the horse, eighth on the vault and high bar and ninth on the parallel bars.

Koller was third in the provincial 4 open girls’ category while finishing second on the uneven bars and floor, fourth on the beam and seventh on the vault.

Brayden Lord was fourth in the level 2 12-and-under division as he placed second on the vault, fourth on the floor and horse, sixth on the rings, seventh on the parallel bars and ninth on the high bar.

In level 3-4 Kyle Jackson was sixth and Jared Hoffman seventh. Jackson was second on the parallel bars, third on rings, seventh on the high bar and ninth on the vault while Hoffman placed second on the horse, third on the rings, fifth on the floor and 10th on the parallel bars.

Mitch Kalan placed eighth overall in the level 4 category while finishing second on the horse, fourth on the floor, seventh on the parallel bars and ninth on the rings.

In provincial 3 tyro, Casey Patsula was 14th, Keara Slimmon 16th and Ruby Butler 19th.

Patsula had a 10th on the vault, Slimmon eighth on the vault and 10th on the bars.

Hannah Bilsborrow was 25th in the national open girls’ category while Molly Hall-Jarratt was fourth, Mataya Rideout 10th and Sydney Larsen 12th in the provincial 4 tyro class. Hall-Jarratt was second on the vault, fifth on the bars, seventh on the beam and eighth on the floor while Rideout took seventh on the bars and ninth on the vault and floor.

Rachel Hyink was 12th in the provincial 4 open and Taylor Plante 16th in provincial 3 open.

Hyink was seventh on the vault and 10th on the bars while Plante was ninth on the bars.

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