High Flyers gymnasts won four state event championships and captured many more second and third place medals at the New Mexico USA Gymnastics Junior Olympic Championships held over the past several weekends in Albuquerque.
Competing in the Level 2 division, Mia Casados placed first on floor exercise and teammate Seana Shedd won first place on her uneven bars routine.
In Level 4 competition, Emily Smith earned first place on vault for the third year in a row, and was also first on floor exercise, her second such title in three years. She went on to place second all-around, narrowly missing the first-place win by just .05 points.
Second place all-around titles also went to Siena Rolfe (level 4), Isabelle Gill (level 3), and Mia Casados (level 2).
Rolfe additionally placed second on vault and floor exercise and third on balance beam while Gill placed second on balance beam and floor exercise.
Other second-place event winners included Ashley Bustos, Alana Hinojosa and River Irving (vault), Sofia Enriquez and Naomi Starkenburg (uneven bars), Ashley Bustos, Elena Gallegos, Kailey Posegate and Emily Smith (balance beam), and Ashley Bustos on floor exercise.