NISS gymnasts finish sixth at provincials

Port McNeill’s North Island Secondary School gymnastics team soared to great heights at provincials.

Port McNeill’s North Island Secondary School gymnastics team soared to great heights at provincials.

The team travelled to the Provincial Championships held at Sutherland High School in North Vancouver, with the boys competing on March 5 and the girls on March 6. NISS placed sixth overall out of 50 schools.

The boys’ team was second and brought home a trophy.  In Level 1 boys, NISS placed 2nd and in level 2 boys they finished 3rd. The girls team was 12th. In level 1 Junior, the girls finished 6th and in the senior event they were 10th.

Some individual award bests were: Miranda Estlin who was 7th all round with a 2nd on uneven bars. Aija Nelson was 3rd on floor and Bessy Prevost was 7th on uneven bars.

Individual bests for the boys included: Robert Burgess-Griffiths 8th all round, 4th in high bar and 5th in rings. Justin Ellis placed 10th all round, 1st on rings, 3rd on high bar and floor.

Chance McClendon was 2nd all round, 1st on rings, 4th on vault. Dexter Lash-Burrows was 12th all round, 1st on Vault and 1st on high bar.

“This gymnastics competition was a great experience and it was possible because of the hard work and dedication of Coach Joy Zwicker.

“She is very supportive of the NISS gymnasts and we are very lucky to have her,”  said parent Jennifer Lash.

 

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