The Lindbergh Community Ed Gymnastics Team won a variety of medals, ribbons and plaques, including a first place finish by the Bronze Excel team, during the AAU Midwest Regional Gymnastics Championship, May 4-6 at Farmington Civic Center. The team represents elementary and middle school students from across the district.
In a highlight for the entire team, Lajla Zahirovic and Malia Mustabasic tied for first place in the All-American Award for Excel Bronze. Lajla won the tiebreaker with a high score on bars, and is now the reigning Midwest Bronze AAU All-American for 2018.
Event winners included:
Evelyn Pyle, first place bars
Phoebe Kent, first place floor
Phrankie Frank, first place vault
Lajla Zahirovic, first place vault and bars
Malia Mustabasic, first place vault, bars, beam and floor
All-Around top finishers:
Nola Frank, third place Excel Silver
Phrankie Frank, third place Excel Gold
Evelyn Pyle, third place Level 2
Phoebe Kent, third place Level 2
Sofia Guyott, Malia Mustabasic, Lillian Yemm and Lajla Zahirovic; first place Excel Bronze
In all, 19 athletes from Lindbergh Community Ed competed at the regional competition, including: