7th Annual Fun Fly
Springettes Fare Well at Gymnastics Championships
Five of the Saratoga Regional YMCA Springettes gymnastics team members traveled to Wichita. Ks., for the YMCA Gymnastics Championships from Wednesday, June 24, to Saturday June 27. There were approximately 1,300 YMCA gymnasts there from all across the country representing their teams.
Kalli Hewitt, Katy Hawthorne, Ava Dallas, and Sophia Sperling represented Saratoga in Level 4 on Thursday in the first session of Level 4 competition. Overall the team placed third out of 55 gymnastics teams in the country.
Saratoga swept the junior division, having three of the girls take the 1-2-3 win. Ava Dallas led the juniors, placing first with a 36.15 all-around. Sophia Sperling took second place all-around with a 36.075, and Katy Hawthorne took third place in the junior age division with a 35.475. Ava was also first on vault and floor, and thirdon the balance beam. Sophia placed firston the bars and beam, secondon the vault, and sixthon the floor. Katy placed secondon the beam, and third on the bars and floor.
In the senior Level 4 age division, Kalli Hewitt took fourth place all-around. She also placed first on the floor, fifth on the vault, and eighth on the bars.
Marissa Verro represented Saratoga in the Level 8 competition, senior age division. On the first day she placed third in the all-around in her session, taking home secondon vault with a 9.0, second on bars with a 9.2, and fifth on the floor ex with a 9.0. Marissa paced eight out of all of the Level 8 senior age competitors in the competition, moving her on to the level 8 finals on Saturday. IN the All-around final, she finished eighth out of 67 girls in the country.
Blue Streak Boys Basketball Camp
The camp, held July 13 to 17 at Maple Avenue Middle School, will focus on fundamentals and work to develop shooting skills, defense and other fundamentals of the game. Cost is $125 per player.
1k and 5k Run at Gavin Park
Come join Friends of Wilton Recreation for a 1k or 5k walk/run at the Town of Wilton’s ParkFest 2015 on Saturday, July 11. The 1k begins at 9:15 a.m. for kids 10 and under, with prizes for all participants. The 5k begins at 8 a.m. for ages 11 and up, with t-shirts for all participants and prizes for top finishers in each age group. Cost to participate is $5 for the 1k or $20 for the 5k. For more information and to register, visit www.friendsofwiltonrec.com.