MCDONOUGH, Ga. — North Fulton and Forsyth County gymnasts earned multiple podiums at the 2019 GHSA gymnastics state championship meet May 3 at Ola High School. West Forsyth captured its third straight championship and Lambert, Cambridge and Denmark earned top-three team finishes.
West Forsyth and Lambert tied for the Class 6A-7A state title, but West earned the state title three-peat via tiebreakers.
The Wolverines’ Ella Castellanos placed second in the all-around, fourth in the uneven parallel bars, second on the balance beam and fourth in floor exercise. West’s Olivia Blakely placed just behind Castellanos in the all-around. Blakely was third in vault.
Lambert was led by Brianna Greenlow who stood atop the podium for the all-around. Greenlow’s all-around title was bolstered with the senior scoring a 9.6 on the balance beam and 9.9 on the floor exercise to capture first. Greenlow also placed second in the vault. Fellow Longhorn Shreya Munshi placed second in the uneven parallel bars, just one-tenth of a point behind champion Molly Froman of Etowah.
Cambridge placed third in team scores with two individual podium placements in the vault.
Taylor Rech captured the vault state title with a 9.8 with Charlie Behner scoring a 9.6 to place fourth.
Denmark reached the Class A-5A state finals in the program’s first season and shined in their inaugural appearance.
Sarah Wilson nearly swept the meet, placing first in the all-around, vault, uneven parallel bars and floor exercise.
Wilson scored a perfect 10 on the bars — her second perfect score of the season — a 9.8 on the vault and 9.7 on floor exercise to capture the all-around title 0.25 points ahead of Elena Arenas of North Oconee in second. Wilson also earned fourth in balance beam.
Denmark junior Chase Brock placed fourth in the all-around.
Northview’s Trinity Sawyer and Milton’s Angelina Cacciatore also competed at the state meet.