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Suyana Ferreira, Los Alamos School of Gymnastics level 4 gymnast was the big winner at the Junior Olympic level 4 and 5 New Mexico state championships.
Los Alamos School of Gymnastics Atomic Tumblers traveled to Albuquerque last weekend to compete in the annual championship meet.
Ferreira’s all-around total of 37.75 was the tops at the meet.
Ferreira won gold for her score of 9.575 uneven parallel bar routine, while she took silver, with 9.575 on vault, 9.20 on balance beam and 9.40 on the floor exercises.
Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers took home a total of 19 medals from this meet, including 3 gold, 8 silver and 8 bronze.
Other entrants for Los Alamos in the level 4 meet included Paetyn Miller and Brianna Fryer.
Miller took away a bronze on bars with 9.10, and was fourth in her age division with 33.90 all-around score.
Fryer was fifth in her age division with 34.125.
LASG’s other 13 medals came in level 5 competition.
A gold was earned by Elyse Phillips on the balance beam. LASG’s level 5 juniors balance beam champion won with a score of 8.725.
Phillips also eared the bronze on floor exercises with 8.85. She was fourth all-around with 35.15.
In this same division Ashley Bustos tallied a 35.75 all-around to earn a silver medal.
Bustos also placed second for silver in floor exercise (9.15) and balance beam (8.65). An 8.70 earned her a bronze on the bars.
In the child’s division, Katie Wingo took bronze in the all-around with 35.275. She picked up a silver on the floor exercise with a 9.20.
In the youth division, Anna Clark took silver on the balance beam with 9.075 and bronze on vault (9.30) and floor (8.975). She was fourth all-around in this division.
In the senior division, Ramya Stevens was third place for the bronze in the all-around with 33.875. Stevens earned a bronze medal on the balance beam with an 8.40.
Though the entire coaching staff works with the gymnasts, but the level 4 girls are coached mainly by Lynne Taylor and the level 5 team by Svetlana Skurkhin.