Local gymnasts excel at state meet

April 8, 2014

This past weekend, the gymnastics teams from Mid-Ohio Gymnastics in Marion competed at the USA Gymnastics state meet in Toledo. The teams at Mid-Ohio include gymnasts from Marion, Prospect, Upper Sandusky, Kenton, Cardington, Mount Gilead, Galion, Chesterville, and Mansfield. A total of 28 gymnasts from Mid-Ohio competed in five different levels of competition. Incredibly, 21 of the 28 gymnasts earned podium finishes (top 3) in the all-around competition - including 10 individual all-around state champions. The Level 6 team consisting of Tiffany Hix, Autumn Fitzgerald, Kyleigh Bonnette, Ali Johnson, and Makenzie Bays claimed the Level 6 team state championship, with both Fitzgerald and Johnson earning individual all-around victories. Pictured are (l-r): coach Jamie Tate, Autumn Fitzgerald, Kyleigh Bonette, coach Amanda Wilfong, Ali Johnson, Makenzie Bays, coach Tracy Hix and Tiffany Hix.