Skip to content

Area gymnasts compete, win awards at 2022 AAU State Gymnastics Championships

Colfax Gymnasts, from left to right, Trina Pyka, Reagan Nelson, and Ella Nelson. —photo submitted

The Phoenix Gymnastics Team competed in the 2022 AAU State Gymnastics Championships in Onalaska on April 29th and 30th.

The team came home with numerous State Champion Titles, as well as huge personal accomplishments performing skills for the first time this season! They have been working hard all year, participating in ten meets throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota, to prepare for the State Competition.

Phoenix’s Level 6 and 7 gymnasts started the tournament off for the team by competing on Friday 4/29. The Level 6 team, consisting of Ella Nelson, Reagan Nelson, and Trina Pyka, finished strong, and Ella Nelson brought home a State Vault Champion title.

Taylor Revoir, Level 7, was awarded the All-State trophy for having the highest All-Around from all age groups for Level 7. She was also the State Beam Champion.

The Gold team, consisting of Ryley Babbitt, Ava Baker, Harper Bohl, Kenlee Bjork, Kinley Schindler, Emma Summerfield, and Violet Summerfield, took to the floor on Saturday, April 30. They finished the day earning the title of Runner-up State Champions, placing 2nd out of 13 teams! The following girls also took home State Champion Titles for their age divisions: Harper – State Bars Champion and All-Around State Champion; Violet – State Vault Champion; Ava – State Bars Champion and State Floor Champion; Kenlee – State Floor Champion and All-Around State Champion.

Aydin Bjork competed in the Bronze Level; she did absolutely amazing capturing the title of State Beam Champion as well as the All-Around State Champion.

The Silver Level, consisting of Elizabeth Bromberek, Mia Link, Adalyn Maidment, Katie Rogatzki, and Mady Tealey, competed later in the day Saturday with this being the first State Meet for most of them. They did amazing and finished 3rd as a team. The following girls also brought home State Champion Titles: Adalyn – State Vault Champion; Elizabeth – State Beam Champion; Mady – State Bars Champion; Katie – State Beam Champion, State Vault Champion, and All-Around State Champion.

The team is now preparing for the Nationals Championship being held in Springfield, IL, at the end of June. Twelve Phoenix Team gymnasts will be competing there. Stay tuned to hear how they do.

Phoenix Gymnastics will be having a Showcase on Friday, May 20 at 6pm, and Saturday, May 21st at 1pm. The showcase gives gymnasts of all ages (Beginner to Team) an opportunity to showcase their skills to family, friends, and the community. The event will be held in the Bloomer High School gymnasium. Come and check out the talented gymnasts we have here in Bloomer. Concessions and raffles will also be available.

Next year, Bloomer and Colfax will debut their Co-Op High School Gymnastics Team.

Leave a Comment