Huge medal haul for Garioch girls

Garioch Gymnastics Club were awarded all five North District Championships Trophies.
Garioch Gymnastics Club were awarded all five North District Championships Trophies.

Garioch Gymnastics Club excelled at the North District Novice and Intermediate Competition held at the Beach Leisure Centre, Aberdeen on Sunday, (March 23).

Club members won a massive 51 medals between them, and congratulations go to all the gymnasts and their coaches. All the hard work paid off.

8/9 Beginner:

Milly Ironside: Silver Overall, Gold Floor; Eilidh Gault: Bronze Overall, Silver Vault; Grace Mackie: Bronze Vault: Brooke Mathieson: Bronze Floor.

Team Gold: Milly, Eilidh, Grace, Brooke and Anna MacKay; Team Bronze: Kelsey-Marie Whyte, Elizabeth Gilbert, Isobel Gilmour and Isla Elrick.

Team 9th: Leia Broomfield, Ruby Fraser, Andrea Jaramillo and Ellis Welsh.

10/11 Beginner:

Holly Cooper: Bronze Floor.

Team Silver: Holly, Lucy Mutch, Eilidh Robertson, Brooke Coull and Natasha Masson.

Team 6th: Alanna Urquhart, Erin Neish, Louise Jolly and Eve Fraser.

12+ Beginner:

Sophie Beaton: Silver Vault.

Team 11th: Sophie, Erin Smith and Megan Lawrence.

8/9 Intermediate:

Kirsten Wood: Gold Overall, Gold Floor, Silver Vault; Savannah Cordiner: Silver Overall, Gold Vault, Bronze Floor; Amy Smith: Bronze Overall, Silver Floor.

Team Gold: Kirsten, Amy and Savannah.

10/11 Intermediate:

Annabelle Wright: Gold Overall, Gold Vault, Bronze Floor; Faye Mark: Silver Overall, Gold Floor;

Sophie Norris and Eloise Williams: Silver Floor.

Team Gold: Annabelle, Faye, Sophie, Eloise and Aicha Sutcliffe.

12+ Intermediate:

Erika Thom: Silver Overall, Silver Floor; Georgia Simpson: Bronze Floor.

Team Silver: Erika, Georgia and Josie McLeod.

Team 9th: Rachael Morrison, Sarah Clarke and Ellie Mackie.

Garioch also won both the Beginners & Intermediate Overall Best Club shields. These trophies are awarded to the club with the highest team scores in each section. To win both in the same year is a magnificent achievement.

• North District Champions

As the North District no longer hold a District Championships for the elite four-piece gymnasts in the area the original trophies are presented to the highest scoring gymnast in each age group from the Scottish Championships for each age group in 2013. The trophies are presented at this competition as it is the only annual event ran by the North District. The competitions are:

Voluntary Level 5 – 8 year olds; Voluntary Level 4 – 9 year olds; Voluntary Level 3 – 10 year olds (not awarded this year); Voluntary Level 2 – 11 year olds; Scottish Championships: Espoir (12 & 13 years), Junior (14 & 15 years) and Senior (16+ years).

Garioch Gymnasts won all 5 of the trophies on offer with the results being as follows:

Level 5 (8 Yrs) Champion: Layla Williams; Level 4 (9 Yrs) Champion: Brooke Masson; Level 3 (10 Yrs) Champion: Leah Reid; Level 2 (11 Yrs) Champion: Erin Fraser; Junior Champion: Izzy Tolometti.