Around the Gym

The 2017 Meet Season is back in action!  We started off our season with our annual Intrasquad meet hosted at WVGS on August 12th.  This is a great way for our gymnasts to get a feel for how meets run, work out their nerves and prep for upcoming competitions that take place outside of their home gym.

Our first official meet was Judges Cup at Technique Gymnastics in Rancho Cordova August 27th.  All of our gymnasts, both individually and as a team, performed at their best and we are proud of them all!  We know this season holds great things for these young athletes.

We are excited to announce our Team awards:

Level 3: 1st Place

Level 4 Session 1: 3rd Place

Level 4 Session 2: 2nd Place

 

July 28th kicked off the 2017 Hopes Championships/U.S. Classic in Chicago, IL.  WVGS gymnasts Samantha and Ciena accompanied by their coaches Paul and Judy were excited and prepared for the weekend events.
Samantha competed on Friday, July 28th for the Hopes Championships and was outstanding.  We are very proud of her growth and progress this season, we know big things are in store for this lady!
Saturday, July 29th was Ciena’s turn at the U.S. Classic.  Another amazing job, and she qualified for the P&G Championships!  This elite meet will take place August 17-20th in Anaheim, CA.  We look forward to watching her compete and will post results soon!

As a courtesy to our neighbors we share the building with, please do not park in front of other businesses. We want to make sure they have those spaces for their customers. We understand afternoons are busy at WVGS but parking can be found directly in front of our main doors, several spaces around the back and on the side as well. Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Xcel Bronze State Championships have arrived!  This 2017 event took place on April 1-2 at Byers Gymnastics Center.  Our Bronze gymnasts have worked so hard this season and have come so far! 
Gymnasts, thank you for a great season.  You have impressed us so much and we know you will go far in the sport of gymnastics.  We are proud of you as a Team and as individuals.  Each of you worked hard and you were determined to accomplish big things.  Keep that mind set and you will continue to grow and improve!  Congrats again on a great season.
State Champs:
Mina-1st Floor
Emilia-1st Bars
Silver:
Anusha-2nd Vault
Mina-2nd Beam and AA
Bronze:
Mina-3rd Vault & Bars

A BIG congratulations to Level 10 gymnasts Megan and Samantha for finishing the 2017 State competition strong!  These 2 ladies are both excellent gymnasts who come to practice every day full of energy, a great work ethic and a mind set that says they are ready for any challenge. We are proud to announce that both ladies stood on the winners podium receiving Silver medals for their accomplishments.  
Megan placed 2nd on Vault and Samantha took 2nd on Floor!

The 2017 NorCal State Championships were held March 19th at Edge Gymnastics in Pleasanton, CA.

Level 6 showed up at the Novato Classic on March 12th and they were ready.  Our small team of 6's were very impressive in all areas and brought back a 1st Place Team win!!! Out of 83 registered Level 6's, WVGS shined through and through and we are so proud.  Here are a few spotlights on placements:
Vault: 1st Place Ashley, 2nd Place Jana & Isabella
Bars: 1st Place Isabella & Ashley, 1T Victoria, 2nd Place Jana
Beam: 1st Place Isabella, 2nd Place Ashley
Floor: 2nd Place Ashley, 3rd Place Victoria & Isabella
All Around: 1st Place Isabella & Ashley, 2nd Place Jana and Victoria
Congratulations WVGS!

 

WVGS Parents and Families: If you have gym classes today, 3.13.17, Dell Ave is closed due to a gas leak.  Please plan accordingly for extra time and parking.  You may park at Kaiser on Hacienda or on the street, however street parking will be very limited.  Dell Ave is closed until further notice and we will update you as we know more.  Classes are STILL in session!

Congratulations Sam & Ciena

July 7th, Level 10 gymnast Samantha competed in the 2017 USAG Hopes Classic held at the National Team Training Center in Texas.  We are happy to announce that Sam took 4th on Vault, which qualifies her for the Hopes Championships in Chicago! We are excited for you Sam!  Best of Luck in Illinois at the end of July!

July 8th was also a great day in Texas for Ciena.  She competed at the 2017 USAG American Classic Jr, held at the Team Training Center and placed 4th on Floor.  Ciena, we are proud of you!  Ciena has qualified for the P&G Gymnastics Championships which takes place in August in Anaheim, CA!

We want to wish our 2017 Seniors the best of luck!  

Gymnasts, We are honored to have coached you over the past years and we are very proud of your gymnastics accomplishments.  Keep your passion and drive and amazing things will come your way!  We are also excited to announce that Level 10 gymnast Megan is headed to Nebraska on a full-ride gymnastics scholarship!!

Senior Gymnasts: Hazal, Megan, Nitya & Ruth

Coaches, We are happy to have you on our Staff.  You work so hard everyday to make our gymnasts develop and succeed.  Good Luck in College!  Congratulations to Margaret on her University Scholarship for Division 1 Rowing!!

Senior Coaches: Emily, Miranda, Margaret & Grace

March 24-26th, Pacific West Gymnastics hosted the 2017 NorCal Xcel South Silver-Diamond State Championships.  544 gymnasts registered for States and WVGS had 54 awesome athletes compete. Accompanied by Coach Justus and Coach Jessica, our unstoppable gymnasts performed well with much determination.  We are amazed and impressed by our Xcel Silver-Diamond ladies!  Congrats on a job well done at States!

State Champs:
Vault- Vera, Iris, Deanna, Juliette, Olivia, Sara, & Megan Curran
Bars- Iris, Daniela & Abigail
Beam- Nithila, Angelina, Suzie and Nina
Floor- Oracia, Aki, Pelin and Hazal
AA- Oracia, Nithila, Angelina, Pelin, Iris, Nina and Jalyn

The final meet of the 2o17 Xcel season took place on March 11-12th at Technique Gymnastics.  367 Xcel athletes competed at Flower Power and we are proud to announce our team placements:

Silver: 2nd
Gold: 3rd
Platinum/Diamond: 2nd

This season was filled with personal growth, individual high scores and some of the hardest working Xcel teams our coaches have experienced.  We are simply amazed at their level of perseverance towards the sport of gymnastics.  
Gymnasts and Parents, thank you for a great 2017 season.  We look forward to many seasons to come!

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