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Local Tumblers Shine at State Meet; Qualify for Nationals

Posted: Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 at 5:53 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall - information provided by Bobi Mart

On April 21st and 22nd, 19 athletes from Flip Squad Trampoline and Tumbling of Knoxville competed at the United States Trampoline and Tumbling (USTA) State Championship Meet; held at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines. These athletes competed in a total of 50 events, and qualified for nationals in 44 of those. Seven of these talented athletes brought home a total of 10 state championship trophies.

They include: Tori Dye (sub-novice tumbling), Ysena Dominguez-Finch (sub novice tumbling), Lane Franck (sub novice tumbling, intermediate trampoline and sub advanced double mini), Cassidy Pearson (intermediate double mini and intermediate trampoline), Sara Marshall (intermediate double mini), Lexi Mart (intermediate trampoline) and Sydney Washington (sub advanced trampoline).

The USTA 2012 Tumbling and Trampoline Nationals will be held in Madison, Wisconsin June 19-23.