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Caithness gymnasts among the medals in Highland heats


By Ali Morrison


Thurso schools' gymnasts. Front (from left): Sophie MacDougall, Alba Norburn, Ava-Jay Campbell. Middle row: Zara Kirkwood, Morgan Foubister, Naomi Reid, Cadie Cannop, Evie McEwan. Back: Katie Donn, Kate Costello, Caitlyn Watt, Ami Alexander. Missing from the picture is Riley Gray.
Thurso schools' gymnasts. Front (from left): Sophie MacDougall, Alba Norburn, Ava-Jay Campbell. Middle row: Zara Kirkwood, Morgan Foubister, Naomi Reid, Cadie Cannop, Evie McEwan. Back: Katie Donn, Kate Costello, Caitlyn Watt, Ami Alexander. Missing from the picture is Riley Gray.

LOCAL youngsters excelled at Scottish Schools Gymnastics' recent Highland heats.

Pupils from six schools in Caithness travelled to Inverness to join others from across the region.

The gymnasts performed on floor and vault, with medals awarded for each category.

Thurso schools' gymnasts train at Caithness Gymnastics Club and those from Wick schools train at North Apex Gymnastics Club. Both clubs were delighted to be bringing such a large haul of medals home to the county.

Results: Secondary Level 4 – Wick High School, team gold medal (Amber Mackenzie, Leah Sinclair, Sophie Burr and Ellen Hamilton).

Individual: Amber Mackenzie, sixth floor, third vault and sixth overall. Leah Sinclair, fifth floor and fifth overall. Ellen Hamilton, fourth floor, fifth vault and fourth overall.

Secondary Level 2 – Wick High School, team silver medal (Hannah Gunn, Carla Malcolm and Rachel Mackay).

Wick schools' gymnasts. Front (from left): Sophie Burr, Amelijia Bradauskaite, Hannah Sinclair, Logan Leith, Erin Anderson, Alesha Mackenzie. Back: Hannah Gunn, Rachel Mackay, Miya Campbell, Leah Sinclair, Amber Mackenzie, Isla Mackay, Ellen Hamilton, Carla Malcolm.
Wick schools' gymnasts. Front (from left): Sophie Burr, Amelijia Bradauskaite, Hannah Sinclair, Logan Leith, Erin Anderson, Alesha Mackenzie. Back: Hannah Gunn, Rachel Mackay, Miya Campbell, Leah Sinclair, Amber Mackenzie, Isla Mackay, Ellen Hamilton, Carla Malcolm.

Individual results: Hannah Gunn, second floor, fifth vault and first overall. Rachel Mackay, sixth floor, first vault and third overall. Carla Malcolm, fourth floor and sixth overall.

Secondary Level 1 – Wick High School, team bronze medal (Miya Campbell, Isla Mackay, Erin Anderson).

Individual results: Miya Campbell, fourth floor. Erin Anderson, fourth floor, second vault and second overall. Isla Mackay, sixth vault.

Primary Level 2 – Noss Primary, team gold medal (Hannah Sinclair, Amelijia Bradauskaite, Logan Leith and Alesha Mackenzie).

Individual results: Logan Leith, first vault, first overall. Amelijia Bradauskaite, third floor and fifth overall. Hannah Sinclair, fourth vault and sixth overall.

Secondary Level 1 – Thurso High School, team fourth place (Morgan Foubister, Kate Costello, Caitlyn Watt and Katie Donn).

Individual results: Morgan Foubister, first floor, fifth vault and third overall. Kate Costello, third floor.

Primary Level 1 – Miller Academy, team fourth place (Evie McEwan, Ami Alexander, Ava-Jay Campbell).

Individual results: Evie McEwan, second floor, first vault and first overall. Ami Alexander, third floor and sixth overall.

Primary Level 1 – Pennyland Primary School (Naomi Reid, Sophie MacDougall, Zara Kirkwood and Riley Gray).

Individual results: Naomi Reid, fourth floor. Sophie MacDougall, first floor and fourth overall.

Primary Level 1 – Mount Pleasant (Alba Norburn and Cadie Cannop).



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