The Oak Park Gymnastics Center Boys Team competed in the 2014 Illinois Men's State Championships at Oswego East High School in Oswego, Ill. (March 28-30). Several highly skilled gymasts performed well, advancing to the regionals.
The following gymnasts received awards:
Level 9 (all ages)
12.2 on vault, 3rd place
12.2 on parallel bars; 3rd place
64.5 for all-around; 6th place and advances to Regionals
Level 8 (age 13+)
11.9 on parallel bars; 3rd place
65.4 for all-around; 6th place
12.1 on floor exercise; 5th place
10.8 on pommel horse; 6th place
10.5 on high bar; 1st place
64.9 for all-around; 8th place
12.4 on floor exercise; 4th place
11.1 on pommel horse; 2nd place
11.5 on rings; 1st place
11 on parallel bars; 6th place
66.70 for all-around; 5th place
10.9 on pommel horse; 4th place
11.6 on vault; 5th place
11.3 on parallel bars; 6th place
65 for all-around; 7th place
All four level 8 gymnasts (over age 13) advance to Regionals.
The Level 8s won 2nd place in the team awards.
Level 8 (age 12)
Lee Anderson advances to Regionals with a score of 62.3.
Level 7 (age 12 )
8.0 on floor exercise; 9th place
9.4 on pommel horse; 4th pale
8.0 on rings; 7th place
11.2 on vault; 10th place
9.5 on parallel bars; 2nd place
9.1 on high bar; 4th place
55.2 for all-around; 4th place and moves on to Regionals
8.2 on floor exercise; 8th place
8.8 on pommel horse; 6th pale
7.6 on rings; 9th place
12.2 on vault; 2nd place
8.4 on parallel bars; 7th place
9.2 on high bar; 3rd place
54.4 for all-around; 7th place and moves on to Regionals
Level 6 (age 10)
10.5 on floor exercise; tied for 6th place
9.8 on rings; tied for 8th place
9.8 on vault; tied for 8th place
11.1 on parallel bars; 1st place
11.0 on high bar; tied for 3rd place
62.1 for all-around; 4th place
Level 6 (age 9)
10.0 on rings; 5th place
10.4 on rings; 2nd place
9.8 on vault; 9th place
Both advance on to Regionals.
Level 5 (age 7)
10.9 on rings; tied for 6th
9.9 on vault; tied for 6th
10.8 on parallel bars; tied for 6th
61.2 for all-around; 8th place, and advances on to Regionals.
10.2 on high bar; tied for 9th
He qualified for Regionals with an All-Around of 58.1
Level 5 (age 8)
Joshua Meister also qualified to advance to Regionals with an All-Around score of 55.4.
Level 4 (age 7)
9.7 on vault; 9th place
10.1 on parallel bars; 10th place
Level 5 (age 9)
10.3 on pommel horse; tied for 9th place
56.2 for all-around; 9th place and advances to Regionals
9.4 on high bar; tied for 10th place
55.8 for all-around; 10th place and advances to Regionals.
9.8 on floor exercise; tied for 4th place
54.7 for all-around and advances to Regionals
Level 4 gymnasts finish their season at State (there is no Regionals).
Other gymnasts who competed were Max Lofgren, Lucas Puntillo, Henry Thompson and Aaron Willard.
The 2014 USA Gymnastics Region 5 Men's Championships will be held April 11-13 in Ann Arbor, Mich.