FGA’s Xcel Gold team took top honors at the March into Spring meet

Foothills gymnasts March into Spring with medals

Foothills Gymnastics Academy gymnasts competed March 28 at the March into Spring Invitational in Woodstock, Ga.

ScottLynn Whiteside represented FGA at the Xcel Bronze level and Genevieve Ard at the Xcel Silver level. Zina Ishwar, Hallee Mathis and Sherlyn Trejo competed at the Xcel Gold level.

Whiteside achieved second all around with 37.5 from her first on floor with 9.4, second on beam with 9.4, tied for second on vault with 9.3 and tied for third on bars with 9.4. Ard earned first all-around with her 37.55 all-around from her first on bars with 9.85, first on beam with 9.6, and tied for first on vault with 9.4.

Though a much smaller gym, FGA’s Xcel Gold team won first place with a score of 110.5. Ishwar achieved second place all-around with 36.5 from her second on floor with 9.25, tie for second on vault with 9.4 and 9.25 on beam.

Mathis earned first place all-around with 36.25 from her first on bars with 9.25, first on beam, tied for second on vault with 9.2 and tied for third on floor while Trejo earned first place all-around with 37.75 from her first on bars with 9.7, second on beam with 9.55, third on floor with 9.2 and 9.3 on vault.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, medals were given to coaches, so FGA had an in-house awards ceremony.

The gymnasts will compete next on April 17 at the Ultimate AAU Challenge in Duluth, Ga.