Gymnasts earn medals on the North Shore

A pair of all around bronze medals highlighted a successful weekend by athletes from the Surrey Gymnastic Society (SGS), while competing at the North Shore Invitational hosted by the Flicka Gymnastics Club in North Vancouver.

For the male gymnasts, the North Shore meet was one of two trial events to select the provincial team that will compete at Western Canadian Championships.

Treyson Cerrato, 11, placed third all around in the Men’s Level 4, Under-13 category, placing in the top five in all six events and winning event gold medals on rings and parallel bars. He also added a silver medal on high bar, and a bronze on pommel horse.

The other bronze medal in all around competition came from Men’s Level 4 gymnast Kevin Hignell, 14, competing in the 13-and-over group. He won a gold medal on the pommel horse, and added a bronze on floor and parallel bars. He was fifth on rings.

Competing in the same category, Spencer Principe won gold on parallel bars, silver on rings and bronze on parallel horse to place seventh all around.

Emily Carroll, 15, led the SGS women with a fourth all around placing in the Level 4 Open group, winning gold on beam. Teammate Jusleen Sangha, 13, won a silver medal on beam and a bronze on bars to place sixth all around. Bridget Hastings, 16, won silver on floor and placed fifth on bars.

In Level 3 Novice, Isabelle Louie, 11, won a bronze medal on vault and was fifth on beam, while 12 year-old Luci Kask was fifth on bars.

In Level 3 Tyro, 10-year-old Jillian Principe was fifth all around and won gold on beam, while twin sister Jennifer was fifth on bars.

Samantha Lal, 12, won a silver medal on beam in the Level 2 Novice division, and nine year-old Alexa Cannon won bronze on vault and was fourth overall on beam in the Level 2 Tyro category.

In Level 3 Open, 13-year-old Ray-Anne Quinn was fourth on floor and sixth on bars.

SGS is hosting the Surrey Invitational this weekend (Mar. 1-3) at the Guildford Recreation Centre.

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