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(Top of Podium) Cayleigh Stum of Sheridan Lake, Co. took home the title of State Champion earning the Gold Medal in the All-Around with a score of 39.00.

Wild West Athletics Competes at State District Championships in Manhattan, Kansas


By Administrator

May 18, 2022

The Wranglers Gymnastics Team of Wild West Athletics from Lamar, Colorado had a successful State/District Championships in Manhattan, Kansas at the end of April 2022 where they boast 2nd overall of all teams/all levels/all ages out of the 24 teams participating.

The Wranglers represented 25 gymnasts in 17 different brackets within levels of 1, 2, Silver, Gold, & Platinum earning 5 State Championships, 9 State Reserve Championships, and 3 State Silver Medalists.

Bella Adame of Eads, Co., won the State Championship title in her division in the All-Around with a score of 39.00. Adame made history for Wild West Athletics being the first competition gymnast to ever score a 10.00 earning her the Gold Medal on the Floor Exercise. Adame also earned 2 additional Gold Medals on Vault and Bars with scores of 9.90 and 9.40 and a Silver Medal on the Balance Beam with a score of 9.70.

Brystal Bletzacker of Eads, Co, took home the Silver All-Around medal with a score of 38.40 as a Silver level gymnast. Bletzacker took home two Championship Gold Medals on the events of uneven bars with a score of 9.65 and the balance beam with a score of 9.80.

Sophia Buegal of Lamar, Co., was the State Silver Medalist scoring a 38.55 in the All-Around. Buegal’s highest scoring event was in the floor exercise earning her a Silver Medal with a score of 9.80.

Claira Currell of Lamar, Co. took home a State Championship title earning her the Gold Medal in the All-Around with a score of 39.00. Currell dominated Uneven Bars and Floor Exercise earning first place Gold Medals in both with scores of 9.80 on each. She also earned two Silver Medals on Vault and Balance Beam with scores of 9.80 and 9.60.

Jaxi Downing of Lamar, Co., was Wild West Athletics youngest competitor at age 7. Downing earned the Silver Medal in the All-Around with a score of 37.80. Her highest scoring event was the Vault with a score of 9.75.

Tryleigh DuVall of Granada, Co, took home the Silver Medal in the All-Around with a score of 37.80. DuVall’s highest scoring events were the Balance Beam earning her the Silver Medal with a score of 9.5 and the Floor Exercise with a score of 9.5.

Jesenia Gamboa of Granada, Co, was 4th in the All-Around with a score of 37.80. Gamboa’s highest scoring event was the floor exercise where she took home the Championship Gold Medal with a score of 9.70.

Laila Garcia of McClave, Co. had an All-Around score of 36.15 in the division of Level Gold 14B. Garcia’s highest scoring event was the Floor Exercise with a 9.40 earning her the Bronze Medal.

Rhyelin Harper of Lamar, Co. placed 4th with a score of 38.55 in the All-Around. Harper’s highest scoring event was on the Floor Exercise with a 9.80 and her highest placing event was on Uneven Bars with a 9.70 where she took home the State Championship Gold Medal.

Jacee Kravig of Wiley, Co. took home the Silver Medal in the All-Around division with a score of 37.70. Kravig dominated the Balance Beam earning the Gold with a score of 9.55 and took home two Silver Medals on Uneven Bars and Floor Exercise with scores of 9.45 and 9.50.

River Loader of Manor, Co., was 4th in the All-Around with a score of 37.50. Loaders highest scoring event was vault with a 9.55 and highest placing event was on balance beam with a 9.45 where she took home the 2nd place Silver Medal.

Priya Mayjoy of Lamar, Co. had an All-Around score of 38.05 where her highest scoring event was on the Vault with a 9.50. Mayjoy’s highest score was on the Balance Beam with a 9.70 earning 4th place.

Raegan McCallum of Springfield, Co, earned the Gold Medal and State Championship title with the All-Around score of 38.55. McCallum dominated the Floor Exercise with a 9.70 and earning the Gold Medal in addition to two Silver Medals on the Balance Beam and Floor Exercise with scores of 9.75 and 9.55 respectively and a Bronze Medal with a 9.55 on the Vault.

Hensley Mireles of Lamar, Co. scored a 35.60 in the All-Around division. Mireles’s highest scoring event was the Floor Exercise with a 9.25.

Eliana Mort of Springfield, Co. scored a 37.35 in the All-Around division. Mort’s highest scoring event was on the Uneven Bars with a 9.65 where she earned the Bronze Medal.

Elizabeth Mortimeyer of Lamar, Co, took home the title of Bronze State Medalist in the All-Around division with a score of 37.30. Mortimeyer’s highest scoring event was 9.45 earning the Bronze on the Uneven Bars. Her highest placing event was on the Vault with a 9.35.

Kaedyn Rushton of Holly, Co. earned the title of State Reserve Champion in the All-Around with a score of 38.80. Rushton had an outstanding competition also taking home 3 additional Reserve Championship Silver Medals on Vault, Bars, and Floor with scores of 9.85, 9.40 and 9.95 respectively and a Bronze Third Place Medal on the Balance Beam with a 9.60.

Lauren Rushton of Holly, Co. earned her State Championship title taking home the Gold Medal in the All-Around with a score of 38.60. Rushton also took home a Gold Medal on the Uneven Bars with a score of 9.75 and 3 Silver medals in the events of Vault, Beam, and Floor with respective scores of 9.80, 9.35, and 9.70.

Preslee Seufer of Holly, Co had an All-Around score of 38.55 where she took home 3 Silver Medals on the events of Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, and Floor Exercise with scores of 9.70, 9.75, and 9.65 respectively.

Stella Simon of Kendall, Ks, took home the Reserve Championship State title earning the Silver Medal in the All-Around with a score of 37.05. Simon competes the most advanced skills of Wild West Athletics gymnasts within Level Platinum. She also earned the Silver Medal on the Vault with a score of 9.45 and her highest scoring event was the Floor Exercise with a 9.55.

Cayleigh Stum of Sheridan Lake, Co. took home the title of State Champion earning the Gold Medal in the All-Around with a score of 39.00. Stum dominated both Uneven Bars and Balance Beam earning Gold Medals with respective scores of 9.75 and 9.85. In addition, she took home the Silver Medal in both Vault and Floor Exercise with scores of 9.70 on each.

Reyna Stum of Sheridan Lake, Co., was the State Runner Up in her division with an All-Around score of 38.30. She dominated the two events of Vault and Balance Beam where she took home the Gold Medal in each with scores of 9.85 and 9.50.

Gracelyn Tedder of Walsh, Co had an All-Around score of 38.00 where she placed 2nd and took home the Silver Medal on the Balance Beam with a 9.55. Tedder’s highest scoring event was the Vault with a 9.65.

Madilyn Tedder of Walsh, Co, earned the title of Reserve Champion and took home the Silver Medal in the All-Around division with a score of 38.85. Tedder’s highest placing event was the Floor Exercise where she scored a 9.75 and earned the 1st place Gold Medal. Her highest scoring event was the Balance Beam with a 9.90 where she earned the Silver Medal.

Jocelyn Tedder of Walsh, Co., took home the Bronze Medal in the All-Around with a score of 36.70. Tedder’s highest scoring event was the Floor Exercise with a 9.55 earning her the Reserve Championship title and taking home the Silver Medal.

Wild West Athletics is becoming a premier program not only in southeastern Colorado, but around the state and the region. They ended their 2021-2022 season last week and will now prepare to welcome a new team for the 2022-2023 season. Interested athletes will assume their spot as a Wrangler for the new season in the first week of June.

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