Congrats to our level 8s for not only earning ribbons on their favorite events but for also placing. Jules took 4th floor (9.025) and Nicole proudly stood in 3rd on vault (9.225) & 6th bars. Way to start us off ladies.
Kudos to our 6s for a great session. Kennedi killed it earning herself 3 ribbons for vault, bars & floor to include 3rd place wins on bars (9.2), vault (9.175) & AA (35.85). Lauren had a nice win on beam with a 8.9. Marge won the strength of character award for her performance on floor. Woot woot!
Our 7s brought their “A” game with them today with all 4 girls earning ribbons for receiving 9.0 or higher on several events. Leah placed 4th floor (9.25). Ameena taking 3rd bars (9.175). Renee proudly stood in 2nd beam (9.0), 3rd for bars (9.225) & AA (35.875). Savanah snagged 4th floor (9.35), 5th vault (8.925), 6th bars (9.025) & AA (36.35). Way to bring it girls!
Congrats to Xcel Silver gymnast, Katie for receiving a ribbon and placing 2nd on bars (9.350). Extra shout out for receiving the strength of character award for continuing her floor ex with a smile on her face & without missing a beat when her music malfunctioned.
The 4s meant business when they competed last night.All 7 ladies receiving 9.0s or higher on beam with teammate, Nia hitting a team record high score of 9.625 putting her in the top spot of the podium. Nia also placed 8th AA. Anna placed 5th beam (9.375) & a nice win on bars. Kelsea came 4th on vault & bars with a 6th AA win. Riley proudly came in 4th AA with wins on vault 5th, floor 6th & beam 3rd with a 9.350. Teammates, Jade & Frances took turns in the top spots on the podium. Jade took 1st on vault, floor (9.25) & AA (36.6) with a 2nd place win on bars & 3rd on beam (9.3). Frances took 1st on bars (9.35) & beam (9.425). She also took 3rd vault & AA. Teammate, Layla had some nice scores including a 9.175 on beam.
Our Xcel team came in hot putting up record high scores and going home with a 3rd place team awardand earning ribbons across multiple events. Jolie killed it with record high scores on floor 9.6 (1st) & beam 9.55 (1st). She also placed 6th vault & bars (9.25) with a 3rd place AA (37.15). Mia took 2nd vault (9.35), 5th bars (9.3), 4th beam (9.45) & 4th AA (37.1). Angelina proudly placed 6th floor (9.35), 7th beam (9.25) & 8th AA (36.1). Lorelei snagged 4th AA (35.8 ) with wins on bars 7th (9.05) & beam 2nd (9.35). Joey came in with a nice win on beam (9.05). Talk about dropping it like it’s hot!
The 3s finished us out strong. All 4 girls received several ribbons. Jordin killed it hitting 9s on all 4 events putting her in 2nd place AA. She stayed in 2nd place for bars (9.15), beam (9.25) & floor (9.375) with a 5th place win on vault (9.175). Ainsley came in 3rd place AA to include a 3rd place win on bars (9.2) & 2nd on floor (9.275). Lainey proudly stood in 5th for vault (9.05) & Onna snagged 6th on floor (9.15). Great job for first timers!
Congrats to Our very own, Kathy Ciesielka on being the recipient of the John Pancott Heart of Gold Award for her positivity & inspirational coaching approach. No one deserves it more! We are so honored to have her as part of the Kendrick family. Thank you for all your years of dedication!
Our Level 2s headed to the Dalmatian Classic this weekend and came home with a 3rd place team banner. Teamnates Amazia & Jaya placed across the board. Highlights: Amazia took 1st bars (9.45) & 2nd floor (9.4) with a 3rd place win in the AA with a 36.75. Jaya took 2nd on beam (9.25) & 3rd floor (9.125). Esa placed on vault, bars, beam & AA. Genevieve found herself on the podium for vault, floor & AA. Teammate, Isabella proudly took home wins on bars & floor.
Our Level 3 team were pawfect at the Dalmatian Classic bringing home a 4th place team banner! Ainsley shined in 1st place for the AA with a 36.05. She took 2nd on bars (9.175), 3rd on beam (9.0) & 3rd vault. Lainey received 3rd on floor with a well deserved 9.3 plus 4th on bars & AA. Jordin stood proudly up in 1st for bars (9.225). Plus snagging wins on vault, floor & AA. Onna came in crushing it with wins on bars (9.025), floor (9.175) & in the AA.
Our Xcel Gold Team plus Level 8 gymnast, Nicole started us out strong at the Dutch Classic. Xcel Gold took home a 1st place team trophy. Jolie received special recognition for having the single highest AA score of the entire session with a 36.65. She crushed it placing 1st on vault (9.1) & beam (9.0). She received 2nd on floor with a well deserved 9.45 & 3rd on bars (9.1). Mia took 1st on vault (8.95) beam (8.85) floor (9.325) & AA. Lina found herself at the top of the podium with 1st for bars (8.75) & 4th vault. Joey proudly stood in 1st for bars (9.3) & 3rd on beam. Lorelei snagged 2nd on bars (9.175) & 4th on floor (9.025). Level 8 gymnast, Nicole is back on her game increasing all her scores by over 1pt & proudly taking 2nd on vault (8.825).
Our 6/7 teammates marched in all smiles ready to take on the Dutch Classic. Kudos to newly upgraded level 6 gymnast, Lauren who placed across the board receiving 2nd on floor (9.125), vault (8.675) & AA. She took 3rd on bars & beam. Fellow level 6 gymnast, Kennedi shined on floor taking 2nd (9.125) & vault (8.925). Also, with a 4th place win on bars & AA. Level 7 teammate Renee, stood proudly in 1st for bars (9.0). Also snagging wins on beam, floor & 4th in the AA. Fellow level 7 teammate, Leah rocked her floor ex. receiving 2nd place with a 9.25 & coming in 3rd on beam. Level 7 gymnast, Savs brought home 2nd on vault with a 9.175
Our Level 4 team plus Xcel Silver gymnast, Katie gave their all at the Dutch Classic. The level 4 team brought home a 3rd place team trophy. Jade crushed it placing across the board taking 3rd vault, 2nd on bars (9.175), beam (9.325), floor (9.325) & AA (36.475). Riley pulled 3rd place on beam (9.25) & floor (9.125) with wins on vault & AA too. Frances had a nice win on bars & AA. Anna proudly took 4th on beam (9.2) plus wins on bars, floor & AA. Nia snagged wins on vault, floor & AA. Xcel Silver gymnast, Katie won 5th on vault with a well deserved 9.0.
They came and they conquered. Our level 2 team killed it at the CEG Classic in State College winning first place team. Esa swept the top spot of the podium across all events with a 36.4 All-around score. Jaya took home two 1st place wins on beam (9.25) & floor (9.5) among other wins. Amazia came in 2nd on bars, beam & floor with a 9.45 not too mention a 1st place AA with a 36.275. Genevieve found herself in 2nd for vault & beam. Isabella proudly placed 4th on bars & floor. They just might be the next fierce five.
Xcel Silver gymnast, Katie brought home 4th on floor with a 8.875.
The CEG Classic was Lauren’s level 6 debut meet & Nicole’s first meet of the season due to an injury. Both girls stood solo & proud during their meet sessions. They both also surprised themselves with some lucky wins. Lauren took 4th vault (8.8)with her first ever tsuk timer & 6th on bars. Go LuLu! Nicole put everything she has into landing her tsuk pike on her feet for a 2nd place win & a 3rd place win on bars. Way to make a comeback Nickles!
Our level 7s had a tough session at the CEG Classic but through it all they kept smiles on their faces, encouraging each other & applauding others. So in my mind, although, we can’t win them all. All four of these young ladies proudly represented the Kendrick Kippettes. Congrats to Savanah with her 2nd place win on vault (9.25) & Renee for placing 1st on vault (9.1) & wins on bars, beam & AA.
The level 3s brought home a 4th place team win at the CEG Classic. The girls put up some nice scores & some nicer wins. Ainsley stole 1st place win on bars (9.475), floor (9.2) & in the all-around. Jordin stepped up to the podium with 4th place wins on beam & floor. Lainey proudly took 3rd on vault & bars & 2nd on beam & in the all-around. Onna snagged wins on vault, beam & 3rd place all-around. Way to go girls!
Congratulations to our level 4 team for bringing home a 6th place team award from CEG Classic. This is a remarkable group of young athletes who show up to win. Jade pulled a 36.325 all-around for a 1st place win. She also took 1st vault & floor & 2nd place bars with an impressive (9.45). Riley snagged 2nd on vault & beam (9.125), 4th floor (9.05) & 3rd AA. Kelsea proudly took 3rd on beam. Layla also stood proudly on the podium with wins on vault, beam & AA. Frances received a nice score bar score of 9.1 landing her in 3rd with wins also on beam, floor & AA. Anna put up a 9.25 on beam stealing 2nd & wins on vault & AA. Last but certainly not least, Nia took at exceptional 1st place win on floor with a 9.15 & other wins on vault, bars & AA. You girls are rockstars!
Our Xcel Gold team crushed the game at the CEG Classic bringing home a 2nd place team win with a record high team score of 110.125. These girls are resilient! They fight, fight, fight to earn their wins. Mia putting up a record high scores across the board to include a 37.6 AA took 1st place. She also took 1st on bars (9.525) & beam (9.35) with 2nd place wins on vault (9.4) & floor (9.325). Jolie has a well deserved 1st place win on vault (9.2), 5th of floor (9.025) & 3rd AA. Angelina put up some great scores with a 4th place win on bars (9.125), 2nd beam (9.2) & a nice win on floor & AA. Lorelei held it down on bars with a 1st place win (9.2) with wins on vault & AA too! As always Joey snagged a win on bars.
Finally, what better way to spend some free time in State College than taking a campus tour at Penn State!
Our Xcel team plus Lauren from Level 5 had an awesome session at the Holiday Invitational. Lauren had a stunning beam routine (9.35) landing her in 2nd place. She also took 3rd on bars (8.8 ) & 5th AA. Mia was on fire hitting a 9.45 on bars (2nd), 9.4 on FX (3rd), 9.175 on vault (2nd) & 36.625 AA (2nd). Jolie killed it with a 9.225 on beam (2nd), 8.9 on vault (2nd) & 9.15 FX (4th). Joey stood at the top of the podium with a 1st place on bars (9.175), 3rd on beam (8.95) & 2nd AA.
Our Level 7s performances shined like all the medals around their necks. Another great session at the Holiday Invitational. As small as she is Savanah stood tall at the top of the podium with a 1st place AA win (36.35). She also took 1st on vault (9.4), 3rd bars (8.8 ) & 4th beam (9.0). Renee placed across all events vault 2nd (9.15), bars 5th (8.95), FX 3rd (9.2), AA 3rd & a nice win on beam. Leah took 5th on FX (9.15) & a well deserved win on vault (8.85).
Our Level 6s showed a tremendous amount of team spirit at the Holiday Invitational. They cheered each other all the way to victory esp. teammate Marge who put up some nice scores bars (8.65) & FX (8.7). Kennedi nailed it placing across all events 3rd on vault (8.9), 2nd beam (9.1), 5th FX (9.0), 2nd AA (35.45) & a nice win on bars. Ameena took 2 well deserved 1st place wins on vault (8.85) & bars (9.15) with a 3rd place win on FX (9.25). She boosted a 35.85 AA landing her in 4th.
Our 4s got a lot of exercise going up & down from the top of the podium at the Holiday Invitational placing across multiple events. Some highlights: Nia took 1st on vault (8.95) & beam (9.075). Anna stood tall in 1st on beam (9.1), 2nd on FX (8.8 ). Layla was all smiles in 2nd on beam (9.0) & FX (8.75). Frances proudly stood in 1st on FX (8.75), 2nd on bars (8.65). Riley shined in 3rd place on vault (8.65) & FX (8.9). Jade swept the board to include 1st for FX (8.875) & 2nd on beam (8.55). Kelsea snagged 3rd on beam (8.75) & 4th on vault (8.55). 5 out 7 girls also placed in the AA to include a 1st place win for Jade.
Our 3s finished us out strong at the Holiday Invitational. Lainey swept the board placing across all 4 events to include a 1st place win on beam(9.125), 2nd on bars (9.15) & AA (35.85). Jordin was all smiles up there in 5th place for bars (8.85) & 7th on floor (8.9). Onna proudly stood in 3rd for beam (8.875) & floor (9.05) among other win.
Way to represent the Kippettes!
It was our season opener at WCU Fall Fling and our level 2/3s first USAG meet ever! The girls came in strong and ready to leave their mark. All gymnasts placed across multiple events to include the all-around category and a 2nd place team trophy for level 2 & a 3rd place team trophy for level 3. Some other highlights level 3 team member, Ainsley hitting a 9.0 (1st) on bars & 9.125 (1st) on floor. Level 2 gymnasts, Amazia & Esa getting 9.375 (2nd) on beam with Jaya right behind them with a 9.35 taking 1st in her age group.
Round 2 at WCU Fall Fling the level 4s came in hungry & left full. All team members placed across multiple events and together they took home a 2nd place team trophy. Extra shout out to Jade who snagged a 35.2 all-around score. Riley who took 1st on beam with a 9.425 with Kelsea close behind in 2nd with a 9.25. Anna also landed in 2nd on beam with a 9.25 & took 1st on floor with a 9.2. Frances nailed bars with a 9.0 (4th).
Round 3 at WCU Fall Fling with our level 5s. Lauren & Lorelei did great at their first meet of the season with both girls qualifying for states. Lorelei brought home a 4th place win on beam and Lauren snagged wins on bars, vault & beam with a well deserved a 9.025.
It’s was a long day at WCU for the coaches but for our final session of the day the level 6/7s finished us out strong. The girls crushed it on bars & floor with our level 6 team taking a 1st place team trophy. The highlights: Savs hitting a 9.55 (1st) & Ameena a 9.45 (2nd) on bars. On floor Kennedi killed it with a 9.35 taking 2nd close behind Savs at 3rd with a 9.3 & Ameena 4th with a 9.25. Teammate Marge brought the fire scoring great for her first level 6 meet. Level 7 gymnast, Renee took a first place win on bars with a 9.1 with teammate Leah winning 4th. Leah also snagged 4th on floor with a 9.1. Renee went home with a 2nd place win on vault & in the all-around.
Our last session at the 2018 WCU Fall Fling is one for the books. Our Xcel Gold team killed it bringing home a 2nd place team trophy. Never underestimate the power, determination & pride of these 4 ladies. All 4 girls placed across all events. Highlights: Mia put up the highest all-around score of the entire session with a 36.325 landing her in 1st place. She also won 1st on bars with a 9.35. Angelina hit a 9.0 on beam for 4th place & 5th on floor with 9.125. Joey snagged 2nd on bars with a 9.025. Jolie stood proud in 1st place for beam with a 9.15.
“What defines us is how well we rise after falling.” ~ unknown
After suffering a foot injury while warming up her tsuk vault at states. Level 8 gymnast, Nicole displayed enormous amounts of strength, courage, passion n the will to not go down without a fight. She pushed through tears of pain streaming down her face while competing & fully executing 2 vaults & a bar routine. Although, the injury eventually caused her to have to scratch beam & head to the ER. Today, Nicole defined herself with the heart of a true champion. We couldn’t be more proud of her journey this season.
This girl did us proud last night at Level 7 states. Renee boosted a personal record high vault score of 9.125 & all-around score of 35.15. What a way to finish out the season!
Leah was all heart as she competed at level 6 states today. Although, she did not bring home a medal she gave it her all. We are so proud of her representation & performances at states. As well as the incredible season she had that got her here.
It was a great day at level 4 states. Lauren & Lorelei boosted their highest beam scores to date, Lorelei 9.575 which landed her in 2nd & Lauren 9.4 putting her in 4th. Lauren also placed across all events to include a 2nd place All-Around win. That's right we have a 2nd place State Champion on our hands. Congratulations to these two well-deserved state champions
Kudos to the level 3 team, gymnasts & coaches on a fabulous season. They finished strong at states with all gymnasts coming home as state champions. A huge Congratulations to Francis Mitchler (3rd), Anna Arnoldi (4th) & Mia Patete (1st) who finished their season at level 3 states as All-Around champions. What an accomplishment
Congratulations to gymnasts Savanah, Kennedi, Margaret & Ameena who started out the season as level 4s while being fast tracked for level 5. Today, at their first ever level 5 meet they all scored out & won 3rd place team. A huge accomplishment with only a few short weeks to prepare. We couldn’t be more proud.
The Kendrick Kippettes proudly represented at the Pink Invitational as Whimsical Witches. We had gymnasts place multiple times across all events. Just look for the pink witches hats or our purple team jackets. Some highlights: Level 8 gymnast, Nicole scored a record high score on vault with her first piked tsuk with a 9.25 landing her in 4th place. Level 3 gymnasts, Mia & Francis placing across all 4 events & in the all-around. Gymnasts, Leah & Juliana had the extraordinary opportunity to meet Olympian, Laurie Hernandez.
Congrats to Level 6 gymnast, Leah and Level 7 gymnast, Renee who shared in some epic moments together at the Dutch Classic. Leah placed on bars for the first time in her career receiving 5th. She also took 4th beam & all-around. Renee the comeback kid after sustaining an injury earlier in the season placed 2nd on bars executing a straight leg giants for the first time. She also took 5th on floor & 4th all-around. Level 8 gymnasts, Juliana & Nicole had their best meet of the season. Nicole improved her scores both on floor & bars with newly implemented choreography & skills receiving 2nd on bars and 3rd floor. She was on top with a 1st place win on vault & 3rd all-around. Juliana executed a brand new vault (Yurchenko timer) receiving 5th place. She also improved her floor & beam score landing her in 3rd for floor & 4th on beam. Congrats to Gold gymnast, Joey on her 2nd place win on bars.
Our Level 4 Dream Team can't stop and won't stop crushing the game. We came home with a 2nd place team trophy. Who are we....Dream Team?!?!?!? Huge shout out to Savanah who took 1st place across all 4 events & the all-around. Kennedi with a record high score of the season on floor with a 9.55. Our level 3 team killed it today bringing home a 2nd place team trophy to match our 4s. Special shout out to Francis and Mia for placing 1st in the all-around.
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