North Hampton, New Hampshire, March 25, 2014– New Hampshire Academy of Artistic Gymnastics (http://www.nhagymnastics.com) announces that 2 members of their Level 7 Women’s Team competed at the USAG New Hampshire Sectional #2 Qualifier Meet held on March 22nd. Granite State Gymnastics in Bow, New Hampshire hosted this event. Young women who qualified for this meet did so by earning an All Around score of 31.00 or above at any USA Gymnastics sanctioned meet that took place during the 2013-2014 season. The outcome of this sectional meet determined who qualifies to go on to the USAG-New Hampshire State Meet to be held April 4-6th at Sanborn Regional High School in Kingston, New Hampshire. Both members of the NHA Gymnastics Level 7 Team qualified and will attend the State Championships representing some of the best young athletes in the state. They are Talia Datilio and Kristina Lantz, two girls who have worked diligently all season with their coaches to earn well-deserved success.
Kristina Lantz dazzled the crowds with her exceptional Floor Routine winning 1st place with a score of 9.50. She continued her outstanding performance by winning 2nd place on the Uneven Bars with a score of 9.30 and 2nd place on Vault with a score of 9.125. Her All Around Score won her 2nd place, advancing her on to the USAG State Championships.
Talia Datilio performed a Floor Routine that displayed both superb skill and dynamic personality, winning 2nd place with a score of 9.225. Her noteworthy performances on the events also advanced her to the USAG State Championships.
These two young women have worked tirelessly all season to prepare themselves both in terms of skill and mental toughness. These efforts have yielded significant results that will continue to assist them as they face the state championships and into the next competition year. They have proven throughout this season that they possess indomitable spirit, grit and talent making them some of New Hampshire’s best young athletes to watch as they advance through the final stages of this year’s USAG-Women’s Gymnastics competitions.