North Shore gymnastics club set to host meets

After playing host to a major invitational gym club meet at the U of M, North Shore Gymnastics Association will utilize its home gym for another meet Feb. 9-10.

NSGA used the UM Sports Pavilion Jan. 19-20 to host the Gopher Invite, representing 23 gym clubs in a three-state area.

Competing for North Shore in the Level 10 division were Amanda Bartemio (15) and Alex Kopp (17).

Bartemio finished eighth in the all-around amongst the 18 gymnasts competing in the Senior age 15-16 group. She also earned a fifth place with her vault score of 9.225. Kopp placed fifth all-around in the senior 17-plus division at 34.975 and placed third on floor exercise (9.25) and fourth on the bars.

NSGA’s Level 9 girls tied for third place as a team. Sarah Ellingboe (13) won the uneven bars at 9.425 and placed fourth all-around in the Junior age 10-13 group.

Breghan Kiloran (14) competed in the Senior age 14 division, placing third on bars and tying for third in the all-around. Teammates Megan White (14) and Lauren Biorn (16), finished sixth and eighth in the Senior 15 plus group. White also placed fourth on beam and fifth on bars.

Amanda Montplaisir (12) was the sole representative from North Shore in the Level 8 competition. Her stunning beam routine earned a score of 9.7, and a first place ribbon in the Junior 9-12 division.

The Level 7 team from North Shore took home the second place trophy, finishing less than one-tenth of a point behind the first place team.

Individual event winners from NSGA included Brynn Lampe (12) on beam (9.425), Madelyn Peterson (15) on floor (9.375) and Mackenzie Kuphal (13) in both vault (9.125) and the all-around competition (36.10).

In addition, Lampe placed second on bars, third in the all-around, fourth on vault and fifth on floor for the Junior division.

In the Senior 13 plus division, North Shore gymnasts had numerous top five finishers. Kuphal placed third on bars and floor and fourth on beam. Isabelle Schuster (14) placed fourth on vault, floor and all-around, as well as fifth on bars.

Peterson placed second on vault, third on beam and fifth all-around. Fourth place finishes were also achieved by Mary Donna Sattervall (13) on floor and Kate Schmid (13) on bars.

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