Baskervilles Girls Pick Up 22 Medals at Somerset Squad Championships
Baskervilles Gymnastics Club’s Elite Girls have had yet another successful weekend, this time taking part in the Somerset Squad Championships at Wiltshire School of Gymnastics in Melksham. 15 gymnasts from Baskervilles attended, taking home a fantastic 22 medals in total.
In the Mini Championships category, comprising of gymnasts aged 9 and 10, the girls from Baskervilles took home overall gold, silver and bronze medals. Isobel Martin proved the strongest contender, taking home first place overall, with a fantastic score of 50.55 points. Isobel came first on vault, bars and beam, with an incredible score of 13.25 on beam. She was also awarded for having the least deductions on beam in the whole competition. Rosa Pawlyn came in silver medal position overall, helped by a fantastic first place on floor, with 12.65 points, and second place positions on bars and beam, whilst Niamh Jenkins came third overall, with a joint second place on vault with Willow Hughes. Willow also achieved a second place position on floor, where she scored a fantastic 12.20.
In the Junior Championships, 12-year-olds Pearl Fray, Jasmine Andrews, Ruby Millard and Gaia Holder, competed. Jasmine came in overall third position, with second places on vault and beam, and a fantastic 12.95 score on beam, whilst Pearl managed a fourth place overall, coming third on floor and bars.
In the eldest category, the Senior Championships, 14-year-old Edie Gudmunsen came in a fantastic second place overall, with a score of 50.05. Edie came first on vault, second on bars, and third on beam. Also partaking in this category, 14-year-old Georgia Morris was awarded the Artistry Award for an outstanding performance and artistry on floor.
Younger gymnasts were given the opportunity to compete in the Open Mini Championships, their first time competing at a county championship. Baskervilles’ Fern Hughes, Anya Green, Eloise Horton, Annabelle Moss and Charlotte Brook, took part in the competition. Fern earned a fantastic third place on floor and seventh place overall, with Anya taking fourth place overall.
Baskervilles’ Elite Girls Coach Emma Baskerville commented, ‘I am really pleased with the girls. Once again, they have done me proud. The competition was really good fun, and I am so pleased that, with 10 girls in the Somerset Squad, we currently have the most girls in the Squad that the club has ever had’.