YOUTH GYMNASTICS: Gold Country gymnasts earn 3rd at Extreme Games |

YOUTH GYMNASTICS: Gold Country gymnasts earn 3rd at Extreme Games

The Gold Country Gymnastics compulsory girls team had another great weekend, taking home a third place team award at the Extreme Games competition in Loomis.

In Level 5 (all ages), Megan Kiser improved on three of her individual events, highlighted by an 8.0 on the vault.

In Level 4 (older age group), Marin Martin received an 8.125 on the beam, an 8.0 on the floor exercise, and also showed improvement on the vault.

In Level 3 (older age group), Alyssa Herbert finished with an all-around score of 34.725 after shining on the vault with a 9.25, notching an 8.9 on the bars and scoring a 9.15 on the floor exercise.

Also in Level 3 (older age group), Neve Reinkens finished with a 34.125 all-around score after scoring a 9.0 on the vault, a 9.025 on the bars, and an 8.35 on the beam.

In Level 3 (middle age group), Paeton Ferrante finished the day with a 35.35 all around score, and was especially strong on the vault with a 9.2, on the bars with an 8.65, on the beam with an 8.7 and in the floor exercise with an 8.8.

Competing at the same level as Ferrante was teammate McKinley Nguyen who finished with a 35.225 all-around score, including a fifth place finish on the vault with a score of 9.325. Nguyen also tallied an 8.675 on the bars, an 8.725 on the beam and an 8.5 in the floor exercise.

In Level 3 (younger age group), Macy Martin tallied an all-around score of 33.225, improving her vault score, and also earning an 8.125 on the beam, and an 8.0 in the floor exercise.

Also competing in the Level 3 (younger age group) was Julia Kiser, who finished with an 8.8 on the vault, a 7.95 on the bars, and also showed improvement in the floor exercise.

Next up for the Gold Country gymnasts is the Meet by the Bay Sunday in San Francisco.

Coaches may submit game reports by email at or by phone at 530-477-4232.

Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Grass Valley and Nevada County make The Union’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Your donation will help us continue to cover COVID-19 and our other vital local news.


Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User