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Dixie Flips compete in first meet of the season

The Dixie Flips started their season in mid-August in Montgomery. Front Row: Jaden McGee, Brooke Egbert, Molly Bohannon, Cameran Duncan, Back Row: Sarah Lloyd Free, Keenan Lee McHugh, Ruth Stavens, Shyanna Montoro, Evey Craig.--Submitted Photo

The Dixie Flips started their season in mid-August in Montgomery. Front Row: Jaden McGee, Brooke Egbert, Molly Bohannon, Cameran Duncan, Back Row: Sarah Lloyd Free, Keenan Lee McHugh, Ruth Stavens, Shyanna Montoro, Evey Craig.–Submitted Photo

Selma’s Dixie Flips Gymnastics team competed in their first meet of the 2014 season in Montgomery at the Judge’s Cup August 16th and 17th.

In the level two competition, Jr. A division, on vault, Jaden McGee placed third with a score of 9.0, Brooke Egbert placed fourth, followed by Cameran Duncan at fifth and Molly Bohannon in sixth. Bars brought Cameran a second place with 9.2, McGee took fourth, Egbert fifth and Bohannon sixth.  On beam, McGee won second place, Duncan third, Egbert fifth, and Bohannon sixth.

The last event was floor which was dominated by Dixie Flips with McGee taking first, Egbert second and Bohannon and Duncan tied for fifth. The all-around scores placed McGee third, Duncan fourth, Egbert fifth and Bohannon sixth.

We had two girls in the Jr. B division, Shyana Montoro placed sixth on vault and Keenan Lee McHugh came in seventh. On Bars McHugh placed fourth and Montoro was seventh. On Beam Montoro came in third and Keenan Lee was fourth.

On floor, McHugh took first with a 9.325 and Montoro came in seventh.  In all-around, McHugh was fourth and Montoro was seventh.

Ruth Stevens, Sr. A division, placed third on vault with a 9.05, fifth on bars, first on beam with a 9.2, second on Floor and fourth All Around.

Evey Craig, the only level 3 gymnast placed seventh on vault, eighth on bars, fourth on beam, second on floor and fifth in all-around.

Sarah Lloyd Free, the only level 5 gymnast placed first on vault, fourth on bars, first on beam, first on floor, and second all-around.

Four of the Dixie Flips became members of our 9.0 club by scoring a nine or above: McGee with a 9.0 on vault, Duncan with a 9.2 on Bars, McHugh with a 9.375 on floor and Stevens with a 9.05 on vault and a 9.2 on beam.

The girls travel back to Montgomery in September for the Festival of Stars meet. For class information, contact Tracey Craig at 334-431-0041.