BATH – Boys from the Andy Valley School of Gymnastics performed well last weekend in the Maine State Championships.

The Level 8 squad won the optional team competition. Individually, Max Soifer won the all-around, floor and pommel horse while placing second on parallel bars. Josh Abrams finished second in all-around with victories in vault and parallel bars. Dylan Tanguay finished tied for fourth in all-around with firsts in rings and horizontal bar. Patrick Rojas also tied for fourth in all-around and placed second on the floor and in high bar.

Level 6 boys took second in the team competition. In the 12-and-over age group, Quinton Ray finished third in all-around. He also claimed second on floor and parallel bars and third in vault. Austin Hager-Perry captured fourth in all-around, second in vault and third in rings. In the 10-11 division, Morgan Hager-Perry was fifth in all-around. He also placed third on the rings. Devin Harrison scored seventh in all-around and third in vault.

Level 5 boys ruled their team competition, as well. Joey Baumann won the all-around title in the 7-9 division. Baumann also captured individual wins in pommel horse, vault, parallel bars and high bar. Connor Jackson placed fifth in all-around while taking third in floor and vault. Donovan Covert finished seventh in all-around and fourth on high bar. In the 10-11 bracket, Alec Fisher was the all-around and pommel horse winner. Fisher also finished second in floor, rings and vault and third on parallel bars and high bar. Mathias Deming was sixth in all-around while claiming third in vault and fourth in pommel horse.

Level 4 boys snagged second in the team sweepstakes. Nick McCann was third all-around in the 6-7 age window. He also took home third in floor and vault along with second on pommel horse and rings. Seth Kolreg finished fourth in all-around while placing third on parallel bars and high bar. Parker Springer finished fifth in all-around and third on rings. Hunter Emery also boosted the team with a sixth-place performance in floor exercise. In the 8-9 division, Chandler Burke was runner-up in the all-around while posting individual wins in floor, rings and high bar. He was third on the pommel horse.

The state meet was also a qualifier for the New England Championships, to be held April 12-13 in Wilmington, Mass. Qualifiers were Baumann, Fisher, Soifer, Abrams, Tanguay and Rojas.


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