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Darien Level 7 travel gymnasts earn third at XL Center

Published 2:07 pm, Thursday, February 7, 2013
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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.

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.