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West Fargo Students Advance in Gymnastics Competitions

By West Fargo Pioneer Press Staff Reports, 05/10/17, 3:45PM CDT


Regional and National Qualifiers

West Fargo Sheyenne junior Britany Young from American Gold Gymnastics in Fargo qualified to represent North Dakota at the USA Gymnastics Level 10 Junior Olympic National Championships which was in Indianapolis last week. She and Maddie Dukart were Region IV first alternates.

Madeline Amundson and Ava Obermoller of AGG, which was the only club in the state with national championships qualifiers, competed at USA Gymnastics Level 9 Western National Championships last month.


AGG won team championship titles in levels five through 10 at the North Dakota USA Gymnastics Girls State Championships in Valley City in March. Athletes from AGG also won eighty-four individual state champion titles and saw 19 athletes qualify for the Region IV Championships Meet in Sioux Falls, S.D. in April—the highest number of any club in North Dakota. At the regional championship, Amundson, Obermoller, Dukart and Young qualified to move on to their respective national meets.

The AGG boys won one team state championship title and eleven individual state champion titles and qualified seven for the boys regional championship meet in St. Paul in April where the level five team took tenth, the first regional team earned by a boys' competitive program in North Dakota.

AGG girls from West Fargo who qualified for the regional meet were Sydney Robinson (Level 9), Lilly Joyce (Level 8), Jaedyn Thornton (Level 8) and Mary Mark (Level 8). AGG boys from West Fargo who qualified for regionals were Logan Linnertz, Levi Nelson and Karson Stoner.