Twisters earn 58 medals at provincials

Two Mission gymnasts qualify for nationals in Quebec

Gymnasts from Twisters brought home 58 medals from this year’s provincial championships in North Vancouver last weekend.

Contributing to the group’s success were 10 athletes from Mission.

On the women’s side, Ashlynn Skulstad had three silver finishes in the National Open category. She earned a silver on beam, on floor, and all around. She also placed fifth on bars and 10th on vault.

Tamara Skulstad won a gold on floor, silver all around, bronze on bars, and bronze on beam in the National Novice category. She also placed fourth on vault.

Justine Robinson finished with a silver on vault, and placed sixth all around in the Junior Olympic level 9 category. She also placed seventh on bars, ninth on beam, and ninth on floor.

In the Pre Novice Aspire group, Marissa Engh finished sixth on vault, fourth on bars, 11th on beam, 11th on floor, and seventh overall.

Both Ashlynn Skulstad and Tamara Skulstad have qualified for the nationals next month in Gatineau, Que.

Here are the results on the men’s side:

• Hayden Isfeld, Level 2: AA, 11th; parallel bars, 7th

• Logan Isfeld, Level 3: AA, 5th; horizontal bar, 5th; pommel horse, 7th; rings, 7th

• Kristofer Unipan, Level 5: AA, 5th; floor, bronze; pommel horse, silver; rings, 4th; vault, bronze; parallel bars, bronze; horizontal bars, silver

• Ethan Ikeda, Level 5: AA, bronze; floor, bronze; pommel horse, silver; rings, 4th; vault, bronze; parallel bars, bronze; horizontal bar, silver

• Steven Chaplin, Senior: AA, 5th; floor, 5th; rings, 4th; vault, bronze; parallel bars, silver; horizontal bars, bronze.

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