NEW CANAAN SISTERS TOP STATE GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIP
Two sisters from New Canaan placed at the top of their respective age groups at the Connecticut State Gymnastics Championship on April 17. More than fifteen gyms from across the state took part in the weekend-long event at the Watkinson School in Hartford.
Jessica Singer, age 14, placed first in the State as the all-around Level 7 Champion for the 14 & over age group with an overall score of 36.1. Jessica came in 1st on balance beam, 3rd on uneven bars, and 5th in both vault and floor.
Hannah Singer, age 11, placed 5th overall in the state in the 7-11 Level 7 age group. Hannah won the all around championship in Level 6 in the fall and moved up to compete in level 7 this past spring. She had an overall score of 36.525 and placed in 4 out of 5 categories.
The girls compete for Arena Gymnastics in Stamford which came in 2nd, narrowly losing first place to New England Gymnastics Express in Newington, CT. Jessica is in the 8th grade and Hannah the 6th grade at Bi-Cultural Day School in Stamford. Jessica will attend New Canaan High School in the fall.