Gymnastics Starts Strong

Stimson eighth-grader Carly McEntee took 1st on the vault, beam and floor exercise.
Stimson eighth-grader Carly McEntee took 1st on the vault, beam and floor exercise.
Senior Danielle Harris, an all-around gymnast, placed 2nd on the vault.
Senior Danielle Harris, an all-around gymnast, placed 2nd on the vault.
Whitman Freshman Katherine Pensa starts her floor routine and ends with a score that helped her team to a win.
Whitman Freshman Katherine Pensa starts her floor routine and ends with a score that helped her team to a win.
Another strong ninth-grader Brianna Scala flies during her floor routine and posts a great score.
Another strong ninth-grader Brianna Scala flies during her floor routine and posts a great score.
Along with her freshman teammates, Danielle DeGaray, shown on the Beam, should provide years of gymnastic highlights for the Wildcats.
Along with her freshman teammates, Danielle DeGaray, shown on the Beam, should provide years of gymnastic highlights for the Wildcats.

The Walt Whitman Girls Varsity Gymnastics team is off to a great start. Wednesday’s meet ended in a win with the final score of Whitman 131.275 and Hampton Bays 129.075. Carly McEntee had an amazing meet placing 1st on the vault, balance beam, and the floor exercise. Danielle Harris, senior and an all-around gymnast placed 2nd on the vault and 3rd on the floor exercise. New to the team, Sarah Astegher placed 2nd on the uneven bars. The entire team is working very hard toward their personal goals, as well as the team goals. Coach Angela Gunsel expects the team to have a very successful season.