Rye Y Excels at Gymnastic Nationals

Xcel Silver

Emily Kao

Rye, NY – June 28, 2023 – The Rye YMCA gymnastics team showcased their skills and achievements at the YMCA Nationals held in Cincinnati, Ohio from June 21 to June 24. Thirteen gymnasts represented the Rye Y,  earning well-deserved scores and medals.

Xcel Silver – June 23

  • Eva Kelder: 6th all-around; 3rd on Beam (9.4), 6th on Floor (8.9)
  • Paige Velasquez: 7th on Bars (9.25), 7th on Beam (9.125)
  • Emma Weinstein: 4th on Vault (9.175)
  • Valeria Ramos: 4th on Beam (9.3)
  • Ashling Dunne: 7th on Vault (8.9)
  • Isabelle de Vaulx: 8th on Bars (9.275)
  • Mackenzie Plauché: 8th on Floor (8.85)
  • Zara Tavitian: Personal best of 9.0 on Beam
  • Bayley Yaeger: Personal best of 8.925 on Bars
  • Audrey Velasquez: Personal best of 8.825 on Bars
  • Aurora Donoghue: Personal best of 8.8 on Bars
  • Hope Thomas: Personal best of 8.8 on Vault

Level 3 – June 24:

  • Emily Kao: 2nd on Beam (9.25), 6th on Floor (8.75)

The  team expresses their gratitude to the supportive families who attended the event and contributed to their success.

The Rye YMCA Gymnastics Team is committed to nurturing young gymnasts and providing a positive and inclusive environment. Emphasizing skill development, teamwork, and personal growth, the team encourages athletes to achieve their full potential.

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