Darien Level 7 travel gymnasts earn third at XL Center
Published 2:07 pm, Thursday, February 7, 2013
With only four gymnasts - Kellie Arvelo, Nikki Carlo, Kelsey Fedorko and Charlotte Henry - the Level 7 Darien Y travel team managed to place third at the American Invitational at the XL Center in Hartford over the weekend.
The Darien gymnasts earned their highest scores on vault. Carlo scored a 9.5 on the table, taking first, while Fedorko earned a 9.3, good for second place. Henry took fourth place with a 9.15.
Arvelo, who is competing in her last Level 7 meet before moving on to Level 8, took the lead on the uneven bars with a 9.4 first place finish. Carlo also excelled with an 8.75 third place performance.
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On beam, it was Carlo and Arvelo that led the team with high scores of 9.0 and 8.75, respectively.
Fedorko led the team on floor with a 9.2, placing fifth in a competitive field of five teams.
The travel team will compete next at the Wilton Invitational this weekend.