By David Pedersen
Crow River News
North Shore Gymnastics Association competed at the Men’s Intercollegiate Gymnastics Support (MIGS) Invitational meet at University of Minnesota Sports Pavilion.
MIGS leader Bob Wuomos said, “The mission of the MIGS Program is to preserve, protect and expand collegiate gymnastics opportunities for current and future generations of gymnasts.” Proceeds from this meet went toward this important cause.
North Shore’s level 4 and 6 gymnasts earned third place finishes. In level 4, division 1, Tommy Rockwell (10) placed fifth in the all-around with third place finishes on both the vault and the parallel bars.
Gavin Thelen (9) scored 9.1 on rings and 9.2 on high bar. Owen Johnson (6) scored 9.3 on rings and 9.1 on high bar. In level 4, division 2, Joe Hartmann (7) took first in the all-around when taking first in rings. Hartmann tied for first on floor and vault with teammate Austin Roers (7). Roers also took first on high bar.
Andrew Fehr (7) took first on parallel bars and vault and scored 9.9 on rings to secure second place. Tobin Dykoski (6) earned an impressive 9.8 on rings and 9.1 on vault.
The Level 5 team took fifth place out of 14 teams. All boys in level 5 competed in division one.
Logan Felknor (10) earned first place in the all-around, plus took top honors on pommel horse, second on parallel bars and third on floor. Beau Merz (11) earned fourth in the all-around. He was with second on floor and vault and third on high bar.
Ian Johnson (8) was third on pommel horse and high bar while Oliver Berg (7) took third on rings and parallel bars.
Competing for the third place Level 6 team in the 10-11 age group was Colin Werremeyer (9) and Henry Meisel (10). Meisel took seventh in the all-around, plus was second on floor and third on rings and parallel bars.
Competing in the 12-plus age group was Haden Paravecino (13), Levi Sherman (12), Rylan Hunt (12) and Mac Harmer (11). Harmer was second in the all-around, first on floor, second on rings and vault and a third on parallel bars. Hunt took second on rings and parallel bars and third on floor. Paravecino was third on pommel horse.
The level 10 competition was intense with 37 athletes from eight teams competing. North Shore had Charlie Kramer (15), Ethan Gonzalez (15) and Max Bortnem (16). Kramer placed 14th in the all-around.
North Shore boys are coached by Dale Bullivant, Rob Dykoski and Dustin Harmeling.
For information, call 763-479-3189 or visit www.northshoregym.org.