Local gymnasts place third at USA Gymnastics sectional

WESTBROOK — A trio of girls from Springers’ Gymnastics Center placed third at Level 6 in the second sectional meet of the USA Gymnastics competition at the Maine Academy of Gymnastics last weekend.

The six-member team — one at Level 4, two at Level 5 and three at Level 6 — from Springers’ center competed against six other teams from across Maine.

In the Level 6 competition, Paige Sawyer placed second on vault, bars, beam and floor and was second all-around for ages 7-9.

Katherine McKee was fourth on floor, sixth on bars and beam and sixth all-around for age 10.

Sarah Danby was third on bars, fourth on beam, fifth on floor, sixth on vault and fourth all-around for age 11.

At Level 4 for ages 6-7, Riley Crowley was fourth on beam and floor, sixth on vault and bars and fourth all-around.

At Level 5 for age 9, Gilly Rice was second on bars and floor, third on beam and fourth all-around.

At Level 5 for age 10, Maddie Nida was third on vault and bars, sixth on beam and floor and fifth all-around.

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