Local gymnasts help Twisters Xcel Platinum set team record

The Twisters Gymnastics Xcel Platinum team set a team record in winning the Girl Power Meet in Burlingame on Saturday with a team high score of 113.525. Photo by Karen Ambrose Hickey.

The Twisters Gymnastics Xcel Platinum team, which includes girls from Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Los Altos, set a team record to win the Girl Power Meet in Burlingame on Saturday with a team score of 113.525.

Overall meet and age division winners included Palo Alto residents Peyton Conley with a score of 37.800 and Summer Young, with an all-around score of 37.750.

Conley took first on bars with a personal best of 9.800 and Young took first on vault with a personal best of 9.700. They both had Top100 scores for the year.

Conley added a second place finish on vault (9.6) and on floor (9.5). Young tied with Conley on floor and recorded a second-place finish on bars at 9.55.

Menlo Park resident Chloe Appel, who tied for first on vault with a 9.300 and took first on floor for an overall fifth-place finish in the B age division.

Other Palo Alto gymnasts at the meet included Gunn's Annika Carlson (AA 6th age group C), JLS' Grace Easton (11th AA age group C), Paly's Jenna Hickey (AA 7th for age group D) and Julia Oram (4th AA age group B, just in front of Appel).

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Posted by Gym Girl mom
a resident of Midtown
on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:13 am

Way to go Twister’s XCEL Platinum team!!! What a talented and friendly group of girls and coaches!!! They have such wonderful team spirit!!!

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Posted by Gym mom
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Mar 11, 2019 at 9:44 am

What an awesome group of very talented girls who show a lot of strength and perseverance. Their coaches are amazing and very dedicated. Too bad their gym will closing soon.

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Posted by Karen H
a resident of Leland Manor/Garland Drive
on Mar 11, 2019 at 6:27 pm

Karen H is a registered user.

I forgot to add Natalie Karel as another Palo Alto contributor, temporarily sidelined by injury!!

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