Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship

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Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship
Algonquin celebrates during the competition. (Photo/Evan Walsh)

SHREWSBURY – Local gymnastics teams gathered at Shrewsbury High School on Saturday afternoon for the Midland-Wachusett League gymnastics championships.

Groton-Dunstable, Marlborough, Shrewsbury, and Westborough competed, but Algonquin ultimately clinched the league title. The team collectively scored first on the beam and floor events – while placing second in the other two competitions – to grab the victory.

Algonquin’s Kiera Akus and captain Maddie Ho turned in strong performances, placing second and third respectively all-around. Groton-Dunstable’s Samantha DiFonte and Charlotte Woodbury placed first and third respectively all-around, propelling G-D to second place.

Marlborough placed third, with Shrewsbury and Westborough taking fourth and fifth.

Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship
Shrewsbury celebrates during the competition. (Photo/Evan Walsh)

Top performers in each event included:

FLOOR:

[1] Kiera Akus (Marlborough) – 9.250
[T2] Maddie Ho (Algonquin) – 9.200
[T2] Charlotte Woodbury (G-D) – 9.200
[T3] Lily Robinson (Marlborough) – 9.150
[T3] Erica DeMichaelis (Algonquin) – 9.150
[6] Emily Kratzer (Marlborough} – 9.050

Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship
A Westborough gymnast competes on the beam. (Photo/Evan Walsh)

BEAM:

[T1] Samantha DiFonte (G-D) – 9.000
[T1] Kiera Akus (Algonquin) – 9.000
[3] Maddie Ho (Algonquin) – 8.850
[T4] Lily Robinson (Marlborough) – 8.700
[T4] Sharon Li (Westborough) – 8.700
[T6] Emily Kratzer (Marlborough) – 8.600
[T6] Erica DeMichaelis (Algonquin) – 8.600
[T6] Lina Scheffel (Shrewsbury) – 8.600

BARS:

[1] Charlotte Woodbury (G-D) – 9.250
[2] Samantha DiFonte (G-D) – 9.200
[3] Emily Kratzer (Marlborough) – 9.000
[4] Maya Regan (Algonquin) – 8.900
[5] Lily Robinson (Marlborough) – 8.800
[6] Maddie Ho (Algonquin) – 8.200

Algonquin wins Mid-Wach league gymnastics championship
A Shrewsbury gymnast charges toward the vault. (Photo/Evan Walsh)

VAULT:

[1] Samantha DiFonte (G-D) – 9.500
[2] Lina Scheffel (Shrewsbury) – 8.850
[T3] Kiera Akus (Algonquin) – 8.800
[T3] Imani Curran (Westborough) – 8.800
[5] Erica DeMichaelis (Algonquin) – 8.750
[T6] Maya Regan (Algonquin) – 8.700
[T6] Fiona Smith (Westborough) – 8.700
[T6] Maeve Martin (Westborough) – 8.700

Algonquin’s 139.550 won the competition.

Groton-Dunstable scored 138.950, while Marlborough scored 133.800. Shrewsbury (132.700) and Westborough (131.250) split the Team Sportsmanship Award.

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