Tifton Gazette


May 10, 2014

Local gymnasts bring home 13 regional medals

TIFTON — Three local gymnasts excelled at the USAG Southeastern Region 8 Championships in Concord, N.C. on April 27. Lyndsee McDonald and Kaylee McDonald of Fitzgerald and Elyssa Roberts of Tifton competed against the top gymnasts from eight southeastern states.  Roberts (Georgia state champion) placed 3rd  on vault, 7th on bars, 10th on balance beam, 6th on floor exercise and 4th all-around in her division with a score of 37.025.  Kaylee McDonald (Georgia state champion) placed 8th on vault, 8th on floor exercise and 6th on balance beam.  Lyndsee McDonald placed 5th on vault, 4th on bars, 2nd on balance beam, 7th on floor exercise and 3rd all-around in her division with a score of 37.05. These gymnasts compete with Tift Gymnastics Academy and are coached by Ben Ledl and Jessica King.

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