Local gymnasts place in meets

Members of the Gym Starz Level 4 placed highly in several meets recently.

The team won the first-place team award at the Centre Elite competition near State College with a score of 113.15.

Individual award went to Kennedy Groff of Herndon, 10-year-old division, seventh in floor exercise, second in vault, seventh on bars, second on beam and fifth all-around; Claudia Morris of Mount Carmel, 10-year-old division, second in floor exercise, fourth in vault, fourth on bars, first on beam and second all-around; Kyra Stickler of Kulpmont, 10-year-old division, first in floor exercise, first on vault, second on bars, third on beam and first all-around; Isabella Ryan of Mount Carmel, 9-year-old division, fifth in floor exercise, fifth in vault, sixth on bars, third on beam and third all-around; and Meghan Canfield of Ashland, 8-year-old division, first in floor exercise, fourth in vault, fourth on bars, fifth on beam and second all-around.

The team placed fourth at the Mardi Gras competition in Annville. Ryan was sixth on beam, Groff was seventh in vault, third on beam, third in floor exercise and third all-around; Morris was third in vault, fourth on bars, first on beam, third in floor exercise and first all-around; and Canfield was seventh in vault, third on beam, first in floor exercise and fourth all-around.