Two local 5th graders budding gymnastics starsTwo Westside Elementary School fifth graders are off to good starts with their Perpetual Motion Gymnastics team in Woodbury, Minn., this season.
Two Westside Elementary School fifth graders are off to good starts with their Perpetual Motion Gymnastics team in Woodbury, Minn., this season.
Raina Albores helped get the Perpetual Motion Level 6 compulsory season off on the right foot in the first competition of the season earlier this month.
Albores was a top competitor as a Level 5 gymnast last season and trained this year to compete at Level 6. She kicked off her season at the first State Qualifier meet and earned an all-around score of 36.750 while placing first on the vault and balance beam.
Teammate Emilee Evavold is a first year competitor for the Perpetual Motion Level 5 team. She began the season sidelined by injury, but recently had a strong comeback at the second State Qualifier. She scored 8.875 on the beam to earn seventh place.
The USAG compulsory State Meet will be held Dec. 11-12 at Hamline University in St. Paul.