Fifteen gymnasts from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics earned first-place trophies at the USTA Power Tumbling Meet in Oskaloosa, Nov. 17. There were 12 teams entered with 210 athletes competing throughout the day.
Melanie Lutgen, Kennedy Collins, Ava Nolan, Claire Jaeger, Kendall Wagner, Miya Pitz, Laura Pierschbacher, Lexi Opitz, Kaley Polfer, Adalyn Ostrander, Dagny Kuhlman, Lilly Shaw, Katie Lueck, Lily Harreld and Canaan Corcoran all finished first in their respective levels.
Additional place finishers included: second — Makayla Gasper, Izzy Lutgen, Madelyn Troester, Ella Davidshofer, Savanna Lehman, Ruby West, Griffan Ostrander, Lucy Scherbring and Kena Johnson; third — Megan Pierschbacher, Keely Recker, Aaliyah Corcoran and Emma Szopinski; fourth — Mylie Elliot, Lexus Fleming, Lily Hall, Violet Harreld, Bailey Magnuson and Jordyn Stoll; fifth — Elizabeth Recker, Allison Klingman, Kaja Johnson, Makenna Behrends and Nova Deshaw; sixth — Kirsten Farmer and Alyvia Snavely; seventh — Brynn Burlage and Rylee Whittaker; eighth —Claire Manning.
The Moser School is coached by Carmen Moser Payne, of Edgewood, Debbie Moser, of Dyersville, Bernita Moser, Kattie Payne Schulte and Luka Marie Schulte, of Strawberry Point.
“It was a really well organized, on time, great confidence builder meet. Moser athletes will continue to train and work hard to achieve to the best of their ability for the upcoming meets,” the coaches said.
“We are so appreciative of our very loyal, hard-working, and dedicated Moser Team members and their families, sub-beginners through elite levels,” they added.