World Cup Gymnastics Level 8, Boys’ Team wins the New York State Championship
CHAPPAQUA, New York, March 23, 2016 – World Cup Gymnastics boys’ team competed in the NY STATE GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS held March 19-20, 2016 at West Point, NY.
The Level 8 boys’ team with Mt. Vernon native Nolan McMahon; Mahopac native JT Basulto; Fishkill native, John Zakrewsky; Brewster native Curtis Bett; Katonah native Henry Weigel and Millwood native Landon Highbloom took home the first place trophy with a team score of 218.50. McMahon had an incredible day winning the individual all-around with a score of 72.90. He also won 1st place on Floor with a 13.00, 1st place on Rings with a 12.50, 1st place on Parallel Bars with a 12.55 and 1st place on the High Bar with a 12.050. He added a 3rd place win on Vault and a 4th place win on Pommel Horse. Balsuto was the individual all-around silver medalist who took home two silver medals on Floor and Rings in the age 11-12 competition and the bronze medal on the Parallel Bars and High Bar. Bett took home silver medals in the age 13-14 competition for Floor and Pommel Horse and Bronze on the High Bar, while Highbloom took home silver on Rings in the same age group.
The Level 9 boys’ team was the silver medal champions with New Winsor native, Chase Cassisi gaining the highest scores and winning the individual all-around with a score of 76. He swept the competition taking home gold in all events with scores of 13.15 on Floor, 12.30 on Pommel Horse, 12.40 on Rings, 12.15 on Vault, 13.30 on Parallel Bars and 12.700 on the High Bar. Teammate Ettore Panzanaro who hails from Cortland Manor assisted earning a gold medal on Pommel Horse with a score of 12.60.
The Level 6 boys’ team was the silver medal champions in their competition with Eli Osuna from West Point taking home a gold medal on Vault with a 10.00, a silver medal on Floor with an 11.150 and a bronze medal on High Bar with a 10.70.
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