CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Gymnasts from World Cup Gymnastics in Chappaqua recently took home the first place trophy during the New York State Gymnastics
Championship held at West Point.
The Level 8 Boys team, which included Mount Vernon native Nolan McMahon; Mahopac native JT Basulto; Fishkill nativeJohn Zakrewsky; Brewster native Curtis Bett; Katonah native Henry Weigel, and Millwood native Landon Highbloom, won with a team score of 218.50.
McMahon had an incredible day winning the individual all-around with a score of 72.90. He also won first place on floor, first place on rings, first place on parallel bars, and first place on the high bar. He added a third place win on vault and a fourth place win on pommel horse.
Balsuto was the individual all-around silver medalist who took home two silver medals on floor and rings in the age 11-12 competition and the bronze medal on the parallel bars and high bar.
Bett took home silver medals in the age 13-14 competition for floor and pommel horse and Bronze on the high bar, while Highbloom took home silver on rings in the same age group.
The Level 9 boys’ team was the silver medal champions with New Windsor native Chase Cassisi gaining the highest scores and winning the individual all-around with a score of 76. He swept the competition taking home gold in all events including floor, pommel horse, rings, vault, parallel bars and high bar.
Teammate Ettore Panzanaro, from Cortland Manor, assisted earning a gold medal on pommel horse with a score of 12.60.
The Level 6 boys’ team was the silver medal champions in their competition with Eli Osuna from West Point taking home a gold medal on vault, a silver medal on floor, and a bronze medal on high bar.