Darien YMCA gymnasts star at state Level 4-6 championships

The Darien YMCA gymnastics team had a strong presence at the 2021 Level 4-6 State Championships, held April 9-11 at Farmington Valley Gymnastics in Plainville.

In the Level 4 competition, Tori Brupbacher and Juliet DeStefano were vault champions and earned second place in the all-around.

Madison Ruggieri had a strong third-place finish on beam and was fifth all-around, while Reese Jefferson placed fourth on floor and finished seventh all-around.

At Level 5, Sabina Molnar placed third on floor with a beautiful routine and finished in seventh place all-around.

In the Level 6 competition, Jacquelyn Coppola placed third on vault, fourth on bars and beam, second on floor, and fourth in the all-around.

Violet Peroni had a solid meet, placing fourth on vault, fifth on floor, and seventh all-around.

Courtney Timmeny contributed with a beautiful floor routine, earning a fourth-place finish, Taylor Davies placed fourth on vault and bars, third on beam, and sixth all-around, and Maddie McGivney made her USAG states debut by performing a beautiful floor routine.