Dodds on top
A group of Kamloops Gymnastics and Trampoline Centre athletes were in Calgary earlier this month for an Elite Canada competition.
Gavin Dodd was first in junior men’s double-mini trampoline and won gold with partner Blake Mould of Nanaimo in Level 5 synchro trampoline.
He also won silver in junior men’s trampoline.
Kristina Dodd, Gavin’s sister, earned gold in junior women’s double-mini trampoline.
Anna MacDonald, who began training at KGTC in September, earned third-place finishes in women’s Level 5 trampoline and Level 6 double-mini.
Teammates Emma Guertin and Hannah Walker finished third and 10th, respectively, in women’s Level 5 double-mini.
Stan Parisot was fifth and sixth in men’s Level 6 double-mini and men’s Level 5 trampoline, respectively.
Cash and carry
The KGTC sent 55 athletes to the Delta Invitational Cash and Carry event earlier this month at the Richmond Oval.
John Cochrane, competing in the Level 1 division for the first time, won bronze all-around in men’s artistic action.
In the women’s artistic division, Polly Evely was third on floor and fifth all-around in Junior Olympic 4; Julia Crofoot, competing in JO 7, had second-place finishes in vault and floor; Brooke Topolovec was second on floor in JO 8; and Alexis Cloet contributed to a team event victory.
In high school action, Linnea Ganstal finished first all-around, Martina Fish placed second all-around, Naomi Silverberg won third all-around and Madison Kozak was third on vault.
KGTC interclub athletes Emma Molson and Kaleigh Gnaoto won gold placings and Lilliana Downey and Rylie Rogers snared silver placings.