Bright Raven Gymnasts compete in Upstate Championships

By on June 10, 2019
Bright Raven Level 3 Team with State Meet Banner (l-r): front row Calla Crowley (Ogden), Emma Brumbaugh (Chili), Molly McJury (Brockport), Caitlin Nowak (North Chili); middle row Kailee Anstey (Holley), Ashley Magin (Spencerport), Ava Boon (Scottsville), Lauren Coccia (Churchville), Hailey Neumann (Brockport), Rachel Lynck (Chili), Saveyah Nickson (North Chili), Ava Marks (West Henrietta); back row  Sara Bishop (Hilton), Norah DeRosia (North Chili), Chloe Osterling (North Chili), Kelsey Magin (Spencerport), Hlina Alemu (West Henrietta), Bella Forkell (Chili), Avery Overacker (North Chili). Elliana Visca and Maayan Nachshon not in photo

Bright Raven Level 3 Team with State Meet Banner (l-r): front row Calla Crowley (Ogden), Emma Brumbaugh (Chili), Molly McJury (Brockport), Caitlin Nowak (North Chili); middle row Kailee Anstey (Holley), Ashley Magin (Spencerport), Ava Boon (Scottsville), Lauren Coccia (Churchville), Hailey Neumann (Brockport), Rachel Lynck (Chili), Saveyah Nickson (North Chili), Ava Marks (West Henrietta); back row Sara Bishop (Hilton), Norah DeRosia (North Chili), Chloe Osterling (North Chili), Kelsey Magin (Spencerport), Hlina Alemu (West Henrietta), Bella Forkell (Chili), Avery Overacker (North Chili). Elliana Visca and Maayan Nachshon not in photo

The Bright Raven Level 3 and 4 teams finished the season by competing in the USA Gymnastics Upstate New York Championships held in Rochester May 17 through 19. Many champions were named by taking first place in their respective divisions in individual events and all around competition.

With 27 teams represented, Bright Raven’s Level 3 team earned the second place team banner with 11-year-old Elliana Visca of Spencerport taking first place in three events – uneven bars, balance beam, and floor exercise – in addition to the all around competition in the Senior C division. Teammate, Sara Bishop of Hilton tied with Visca for first place on the uneven bars and also captured first place on vault. Hailey Neumann of Brockport earned first place on the uneven bars in the Senior B division. In the Senior D division, Bella Forkel, age 12, of Chili took first place on floor exercise and tied with Norah DeRosia of North Chili for first place on balance beam. Kelsey Magin of Spencerport earned first place on vault in the Senior E division. In the Junior C age division, 9-year-old Ava Marks of West Henrietta took first on vault, floor and all around.

The Level 4 team finished in sixth place in a field of 29 teams with 11-year old Sophia Hogan of Greece taking first on bars, beam, floor and all around in the Junior C division. Mary Cook, age 12 of Brockport won balance beam in the Senior B division. In the Senior D division Anna Silivestro of Spencerport took first on floor exercise and Chloe Potts of Avon was first on bars.

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Mary Cook (Brockport)

Mary Cook (Brockport)

Anna Silivestro (Spencerport)

Anna Silivestro
(Spencerport)

Elliana Visca (Spencerport)

Elliana Visca (Spencerport)