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Klahhane gymnasts compete for charity, championships

Athletes from Klahhane Gymnastics’ recreational optional team, including Sequim’s own Lillian Oden, Clarissa Preston and Adare McMinn, recently competed in two meets.

 

On Feb. 11-13 the team competed at the Bumbershoot Charity Choice Invitational at the Tacoma Convention Center, joining 1,500 other gymnasts competing on behalf of a charity of their choice.

Klahhane teammates, competing for the Cure JM (Juvenile Myositis) Foundation, placed fifth in the intermediate recreational optional competition.

 

Individual results:
■ Age 10 and under
All-around — 8. Sydney Miner, 12. Peyton Hefton
Uneven bars — 8. Hefton
Vault — 3. Miner
■ Age 11
All-around — 4. Lillian Oden, 5. Nikki Price, 8. Saige Hefton
Beam — 5. Hefton
Vault — 2. Oden, 3. Price
■ Age 12
All-around — 2. Clarissa Preston, 4. Lexi Hefton, 12. Payton Harding
Uneven bars — 8. Harding
Vault — 1. Preston, 3. Hefton

On Feb. 20, Klahhane gymnasts took second place overall at the Sweet Feet Meet at Gymnastics East in Bellevue.
Individual results:
■ Age 10 and under
All-around — 2. McMinn
Bars — 2. McMinn, 6. Miner
Beam — 2. McMinn
Vault — 2. McMinn
■ Age 11
All-around — 5. Oden
Balance Beam — 5. Price
Floor exercise — 3. Oden
Uneven bars — 5. Hefton
■ Age 12
All-around — 5. Hefton
Bars — 2. Hefton
Beam — 6. Harding
Vault — 1. Preston
■ Age 13+
All-around — 3. Emily VanDyken
Bars — 2. VanDyken
Beam — 4. VanDyken
Vault — 4. VanDyken
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