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Hawaii Gymnastics State Meet was March 20-21 at Aiea District Park In Oahu. The meet was for the gymnastics Levels 7-10 (Optionals). Kona Aerials Gymnastics of Kailua Kona had a strong showing at the meet, with five athletes placing among the state’s elite.
For Level 7 Tianna Morimoto captured a 2nd place on Vault with a 8.75 and received a 4th place All Around.
Hadley Beach scored a 9.0 for her floor routine for 4th place and placed 5th in the All Around.
The Level 8 gymnasts have the opportunity to qualify for Regionals at this meet.
Kaili Yuen took a 2nd place for in her Floor Routine with a 9.025 and a 6th place all around finish.
Savannah Udac took 2nd in Vault with an 8.7, 3rd in Bars with a 8.875, 3rd in Beam with a 8.45, a, 3rd in Floor with an 8.9 and a third place All Around Trophy with a 34.925.
Nicole Cristobal took 1st in Vault with a 9.15, 2nd in bars with a 9.55, third in beam with a 8.75 and first in floor with a 9.35. She captured a 1st place trophy for the all around with a score of 36.8.
All three Level 8 Kona Aerials gymnasts qualified for Regionals Competition in Auburn, Washington on April 10-11. Cristobal finished 2nd in the State for Level 8 and will represent Hawaii on the Hawaii State Team at the Regional Competition.