MAT members capture national titles
Six members of the Marshalltown Area Tumbling and Trampoline Team claimed national event championships at last month’s U.S.T.A. National Trampoline and Tumbling meet.
The MAT team competed in the national competition, June 17-21, at Broadbent Arena in Louisville, Ky. This week the team members are competing in the 2014 AAU Junior Olympics meet in Des Moines.
Titia Chesick, Taylor Morley, Macey Lampe, Emma Bair, Grace Fisher and Tayiah Siegert are national event champions in their individual age groups. Chesick in beginning tumbling (age 11), Morley in advanced beginner tumbling (age 10), Lampe in sub novice tumbling (age 6), Bair ins sub novice tumbling (age 10), Fisher in novice tumbling (age 12), and Siegert, beginner trampoline (age 12).
MAT took fourth place in the country for the top power tumbling team. The MAT team also came away with a second-place team trophy for the sub novice level in tumbling.
MAT took 54 members to compete against more than 2,300 athletes from across the United States. Most members of area team made the podium or placed in the top 10 in power tumbling, Olympic trampoline and double-mini trampoline events.
The following are results from this year’s nationals. Places listed are final results; competitor’s flight placing would have been higher.
Sub Beginner Girls: age 5-Elyse Ranson, 23rd.
Beginner Girls: age 6-Lola Rivera, 23rd, Allison Ward,13th, Amelia Ranson, 16th; age 7-Isabella Winther,14th, Alexis Markham,17th; age 11-Titia Chesick, national champion, Mackenzie Peter, 8th.
Advanced Beginner Girls: age 9-Taylor Morley, national champion; age 10-Aaliyah Afuya, 7th, Dylann Beiner, 5th.
Sub Novice Girls: age 6-Macey Lampe, national champion; age 8-Sara Huffman, 3rd; age 10-Emma Bair, national champion, Hannah Taylor, 5th, Jolene Whetro, 10th, Lyris Kapayou, 3rd age 11-Gia Gast, 4th; Autumn Tiernan, injured (touched only), 34th, Avery Randall, 5th; Morgan Cripps, 7th; age 13-14-Darah Willis,6th; Tayiah Siegert, 7th.
Novice Girls: age 9-Mia Rasmusson,32nd; age 10-Kyah Siegert, 7th; age 12-Grace Fisher, national champion.
Intermediate Girls: age 11-12-Alexis Farrell, 7th; Shelby Slaven, 22nd; age 13-14-Shae Slaven, 31st, Kenna Winther, injured (touched only), 36th; age 15 & over-Savannah Olson, 3rd.
Sub Advanced Girls: age 11-12-Alyvia Chadderdon, 35th, Alivia Hoffman, 28th, Madison Kremer-Awes, 32nd.
Advanced Girls: age 11-12-Stacey Slaven, 16th; age 13-14-Stephanie Slaven, 16th; age 15-16-Mackensie Schuster, 4th, Chelsea Trotter, 6th.
Elite Girls: Mackensie Schuster, 25th, Chelsea Trotter, 26th, Stephanie Slaven, 27th.
Double Mini Results
Beginner Girls: age 8-Bailey Littel, 28th; age 10-Hannah Taylor, 9th; age 11 & over-Gia Gast; 11th, Hannah Gregory, 17th, Tayiah Siegert,6th, Mackenzie Peter, 12th.
Novice Girls: age 6-Macey Lampe, 9th; age 8-Sara Huffman, 6th; age 9-Taylor Morley, 18th; age 10-Kyah Siegert, 6th, Jolene Whetro, 16th; age 11-Mikayla Creech, 11th, Ashley VanSickle, 19th.
Intermediate Girls: age 9-Mia Rasmusson, 9th; age 11-12-Grace Fisher, 12th; age 15-Savannah Olson, 3rd.
Sub Advanced Girls: age 13-14-Maddi Kruse, national champion runner up; age 15-16-Kaydee Silva, national champion runner up
Advanced Girls: age 13-14-Kenna Winter, injured (touched only), 32nd; age 15-16- Mackensie Schuster, 4th, Chelsea Trotter, 5th; age 17 & over-Jessica Bookhout, 3rd.
Elite Girls: Chelsea Trotter, 12th, Mackensie Schuster, 15th, Kenna Winther, injured (touched only), 33rd.
Beginner Girls: age 6-Macy Lampe, 13th; age 8-Bailey Littel, 25th; age 10-Hannah Taylor, 17th; age 11-Hannah Gregory, 27th, Gia Gast, 8th; age 12-Tayiah Siegert, national champion, Mackenzie Peter, 17th.
Novice Girls: age 8-Sara Huffman, 14th; age 9-Taylor Morley, 8th; age 10-Kyah Siegert, 6th, Jolene Whetro, 21st.
Intermediate Girls: age 9-10-Mia Rasmusson, 10th; age 11-12-Grace Fisher, 3rd, Mikayla Creech, 20th; age 15 & over-Savannah Olson, 6th.
Sub Advanced Girls: age 13-14-Maddi Kruse, 21st; age 15-16-Kaydee Silva, national champion runner up.
Advanced Girls: age 13-14-Kenna Winther, injured (touched only), 33rd; age 15-16-Mackensie Schuster, 7th, Chelsea Trotter, 11th; age 17 & over-Jessica Bookhout, 3rd.
Elite Girls: Mackensie Schuster, 18th, Chelsea Trotter, 19th, Kenna Winter, injured (touched only), 27th.