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Vecc hi o (Cicero ) 7.2. PB: Hu ck Gab riel (W es t Ge n e, ee) 8.8, W. Sum merha ys (RH ) 7.5, Rick Sud da by (Ba ld w in sv ill e) 7.05 . V: Ga ry Lu m[ ey (Kenm o re Ea st) 8.65 , Ri ck Summ er hays (R H ) 8.60, Wah lberg 8.55. R: j o h n Be ll a (L) 8. 1, Bob , Burc h (H) 7.9, Ted D eSa lvato re (G. A rcadi a) 6.35 . Tu: Rud y A lfo nso (Go rt o n ) 7.6, To dd Bea ney (RH ) 7.55 , Russ jo nes (V an Renssa[ae r) 7.25 . Tr: Bri an Shee ha n (Ro me) 6.55 , j ack Clark (Swee t ho rn e) 5. 1, Jo h n Rade[[ (RH ) 4.45.

(Be[[e Ve rno n) 67.68. UPB: Ch eryl D iam o nd (M ) 18.20 ; Co l[ et te Hi za[ (Hemp field ) 17.13 ; Lo ri Ku nka BV) 17.08. B: Regin a Ca rson (BV) 17.55 ; Cheryl D iamo nd (M ) 17.45; Deni se Vale (Hend erso n) 17.35 . FX: Cheryl Di amo nd (M) 17.65 ; Daw n Shro gren (C) 17.60; Co lle tt e Bi za[ Pat Charmkh ae [ (H em pfield ) 16.85 . V: (Pl ymo uth W h ite Ma rsh) 18.10; C heryl Di amo nd (M) 17.90; Daw n Sh rog ren (C) 17.70.

:1 RegiOn Three

Region J - Aiaoama, Wash . D. C, Florida. Georgia, Kentucky, Virgin;", West Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina., Tennessee, So uth CaroliPUL

ALABAMA STATE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS GYMNASTIC CHAMPIONSHIPS May 4-5, 1973 Lee High School, Huntsville Duncan MacKenzie - Maine All-Around Champion.

Maine High School Championships by James J. Connolly President, Maine Gymnastic Coaches & Officials Association Gymn as ti cs in Ma in e continu es to impro ve ! Sco res are generall y hi gh er. Ro utin es are more adva nced . Mo re tea ms are cap abl e o f hi gher leve l co mpetiti o n. I n mos t w ays thin gs are lookin g up. Gymn as tics, as a sport, ha s received littl e more reco gnitio n, and sp ect ato r interest is st il[ neg li gibl e, in spit e of mark ed increase in th e numbers o f tal ented indi vidu al p erform ers and good team s. O xford Hill s, Bidd efo rd and So uth Po rtland ranked highest in dual competition , w ith O xford Hill s c laiming th e league champion ship w ith a 7-0 reco rd . In th e annu al St ate m eet spon sored b y th e St ate o f M ain e Departm ent of H ea [th , Ph ys ica l Edu ca tion and Rec rea tion , South Portland w on six of seve n indi v idu al championships, includin g th e new event - th e All-Around. MAINE STATE BOYS RESULTS All-Around Champion: Dun can M dck enzie (South Po rtl and ) 34.25: V: 7.75, FE: 6. 20, PH: 4.40, HB: 4.70, PB: 5.50, SR: 5.70. 2nd place All Around: Tim Bern ard (Rumfo rd ) 30.10: V: 8.00, FE: 5.20, PH: 2.95 , HB: 4.85, PB: 4.00, SR: 5.10. V: St eve Stilph en (5 . Portl and) tl.bO. FX: Dun ca n Mack enZi e (S. Portl and ) 6. 20. PH: Stiph en 5.40 HB: Venso n Simmon s (Georg es Val[ ey) 5.10. PB: M ack en zie 5.50. SR: M acken zie 5.70.

:I RegiOn TIO

Region 2 - Delaware, PennsylVtmia, New

York, Nelli Tersev . MGryiand.

NEW

YORK STATE INTERSECTIONAL GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS March 9-10, 1973 Monroe Community College, Rochester, N.Y_ Dion Weissand, Meet Director Sectional Standings: Sec. 3 - 104.81; Sec t. 5 90.83 ; Sect. 1 - 81 .07; Se ct. 6 - 72. 51 ; Sect. 4 65.86; Sect. 2 -54.93. AA: M att Levy (Fa ye tt ev ill e Manilu s) 37.15 ; Paul Simon (Willi am sv i[l e South ) 36.70, Terry Ge novese (Rampo) 34. 35 . FX: Simon 8.5, Levy 7.75, j ack Bull oc k (Li ve rpool ) 7.6. PH: Pat Den ero (H enninge r) 8.70, Phil D eRose (H ) 7.95, Willi e Summ erh ays (Ru sh - H enri etta) 7.3 0. HB: Chu ck Ve ni sh el (RH ) 8.15, Todd W oh[b erg (Y orktow n) 7. 35, j oe

Report by Kathy Kuhn, Meet Director

Terry Genovese - 3rd All-Around, Winning Routines: Tu: Rudolfo Alfonso (Gorton): Front hand sprin g, front f lip step o ut, RO , bac k hand sprin g, back hand sprin g, back with ful[ tw ist. Front saito st ep o ut, RO , b ac k hand spring, back la yo ut st ep o ut , V2 turn , RO , back hand sprin g, ba ck saito. RO , back handsprin g, w hip bac k, back hand sprin g, back hand sprin g and arabi an. Tr: Brian Sheehan (Rome Free Academy): 2 Ji4 front , barani-ball o ut, 314 bac k, ful[ tw ist co d y, full tw ist back, barani, ba ck, 1 314 fro nt w ith V2 tw ist, co d y, barani , back, doubl e bac k. FX: Paul Simon (Williamsville South): Flip-f[op, jump jack-knife to front lyin g support , hand spring front saito stepout, hand sprin g head spring, Ru ss ian jump to split, pu sh up to a straddl e stand , straight-straight press, to hand stand, VB pirou ett e, RO , ff, whip back, ff, lay out ba ck saito, for w ard rol[ , ff, to front lyin g suppo rt. Two leg' circ les to stand , RO , V2 turn high di ve roll , cra dl e to hand stand, step for ward into sc iss ors, kick to scal e, Vl turn RO , ff, back sa ito w ith full tw ist. HB : Chuck Venishel (Rush-Henrietta):O[ ympi c cast, jam disloca te, bac k upri se; fr ee hip hand , back giant, blind chan ge, rea r vault, ho p kip , front giant, pirou ett e, giant , double fl yaway. PB: Buck Gabriel (West Genesee) : Glid e kip , in sid e cut ca tch, cast suppo rt , cut ca tch " L", stiff- stiff pr ess, cas t ba ck upri se, and cat ch [ay bac k, fro nt upri se, sw in g pirou ett e, stutz to upper arm , front upri se, front o ff. V:' Gary Lumley (Kenmore East): Hand sprin g. PH: Pat DeNero (Henninger): Back moo re, tra ve l dow n, doubl e loo p, reverse sto ck[i , bail ey, moore, d o ubl e Sw iss, ba ck sc iss ors, two front sc issor s, travel dow n, wa lk around , loop w ith hal f tw ist. SR: John Bella (Liverpool): Di sloca te, di sloca te , sho ot handstand , giant to hand stand , " L" cro ss, back kip to " L" , holl ow ba ck pr ess to hand stand , ba ck [eve r, di slocate, hi gh doubl e, cut-off. • •

1973 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL STATE MEET NESHAMINY, PENNSYlVANIA Barbara Knothe Th e indi vidu al eve nt scores are th e to tal of th e Co mpul so ry and Option al sco res. AA:Ch eryl Di amond (M cKeesport) 71. 20; Da w n Shrogren (Con estoga) 68.70; Lori Kunk a

Th e sec ond St at e Hi g h Sc h oo l Ch ampi o nships fo r girl s was spo nsor ed b y th e Al abama Hi gh Sc ho ol Ath[ eti c A ssociation and included competition in two di visio ns-juni o r high (g rad es 7, 8, 9) and se ni o r hi gh (grad es 10, 11 , 12) . Th e USGF-DGWS interm ediate leve l co mpul sori es we re used fo r both di vision s as we l[ as o ption al routin es in each of th e four Ol ympi c eve nt s. Th ere was also o pti o nal co mpetiti o n for tumblin g and tr ampo line . Th e Na ti o nal Federati o n of Hi gh Schoo ls Ru[ es we re used to govern th e co mpetiti o ns. Approx imate[y 90 gy mn as ts repr ese ntin g 15 juni o r hi gh sc hoo ls and 13 se nior hi gh sc h oo ls to ok pa rt in th e two -d ay co mp etiti o n. Host team, Lee High Scho ol w on th eir second strai ght St ate Ch ampion ship in th e se nior hi gh di vision w ith loca[ ri va l, Gri sso m High , a cl ose second. A nni sto n A ca d emy wa lked away w ith th e junior high di vision , a full 21 points ah ea d o f second pl ace Grisso m junior tea m. The outstandin g indi v idual perform er o f th e meet, howev er, w as Anita Th o mas of Sylaca uga Hi gh Sch ool, w hose tea m pl ace d third in bo th se nior and juni o r. di visions. A nita took fir st pl ace m edals in th e a[[ aro und, free exe rcise, balance b ea m , and va ulting w ith a second pla ce on th e bars, Thi s also was a rep ea t p erform an ce, as she was all around champion in 1972. Th e follo w ih g r es ults re fl ect total s o f compul sory and o pti o nal sco res for team, al[ around , and th e fo ur O'lympi c eve nts. Tumb[ing and trampolin e sco res are for opti o nal routin es onl y and did not count in t ea m scor es . Senior Division Team: Lee (L) 159.10; Gri sso m (G) 155.65 ; Syla cau ga (S) 151.60; Butl er (B) 144.25 ; Vesta via Hil[s (VH ) 141 .30; john son (J ) 86.4 5. AA: Anita Thoma s (S) 59 .85 ; Patri cia Snodgrass (L) 56.90 ; Beve rl y Bro w n (G) 50.30. FX: Thom as 15.85; Libby Robin son (S) 15.20; Car p i Da vis (V H ) 14.70. BB: Thoma s 14.55; Sn o d grass 13.20; Beve rl y Frierson (G) 13.00. UPB: Snodgras s 14.75; Th o mas 13.70; Brown 13.65. SHY: Thomas 15.75; Sandra W as hin gton (L) 15.20 ; Snod grass -14.40. TR: Nan cy Durh am (Gad se n ) 4.1 5; Debbi e Battl es (Eto wa h ) 3.55 ; joan Rob ert s (Gad se n ) 2.5. TU: De ni se Bu rg ess (Etowa h) 6.6; Pam Robin son (But[ er) 6.05; Teia Fordham (J ) 5.8. Junior Division Team: Anni ston Aca d emy (AA) 156.65 ; Gri ssom (G) 135.00; Sylac au ga (S) 121.70; Whites burg (W ) 105.20; Champi o n (C) 78.45 ; Morga n Count y (MC) 59.8 5. AA: Toni St apl es (AA ) 54.50 ; Am y Nash (Huffm an) 54.10; Tamm y 11

Profile for USA Gymnastics

Gymnast Magazine - August/September 1973  

Gymnast Magazine - August/September 1973