This is Ava’s first year competing for Stepping Star in USA Gymnastics-sanctioned events. Previously, Ava competed for the Saratoga Regional YMCA ‘Springettes’; and is a prior YMCA Level 4 New York State, Northeast Region, and National Champion.
Overall, Stepping Star Gymnastics had a strong showing at the New York State meet. Juliana Winslow, age 9 of Greenfield Center, finished fifth all-round (36.850) in the Level 7 Child A Division. Juliana won an individual title on the vault (9.425) and also qualified to represent New York State at the upcoming Regional Competition. Tessa Pierce, age 12 of Middle Grove, placed eighth overall (36.175) in the Level 7 Junior D Division and won an individual title on the floor exercise (9.550). Sophia Damiano, age 12 of Saratoga Springs, placed sixth overall (36.375) in the Level 7 Junior B Division.