From the OC Register: Olympica Gymnastics, based out of Laguna Hills, sent its Level 7 team to the USA Gymnastics’ Region 1 championships in Pomona April 21-23. Competing against elite gymnasts from California, Utah, Nevada and Arizona, Olympica’s 10 gymnasts earned 11 top three finishes, including three Regional titles.
Ladera Ranch’s Sarah Quan became regional champion on floor with a score of 9.750. Quan also won silver on beam (9.700), bronze on bars (9.700), and finished third in the all around with a 38.700.
“We had a standout performance by Sarah Quan,” said Brent Gohres, Olympica’s coach, according to a press release. “She is a determined and focused young gymnast.”
Natalie Bray of Dana Point won the regional title on bars with a mark of 9.775. Bray also earned bronze on vault with a 9.675.
Mission Viejo’s Kayla Grier won gold on vault with a score of 9.700, while Zita Conot, also from Mission Viejo, won silver on beam (9.625) and bronze on vault (9.675).
Sage Nichols of Ladera Ranch took home silver on floor with a score of 9.500. San Clemente’s Alex Tornberg earned bronze on floor with a score of 9.600.
“I’m extremely impressed with our Level 7 athletes,” Gohres said, in the press release. “I am proud of our whole team as they all achieved an all around score of 37 or higher. That is a tremendous success for any team.”
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