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Region 1 claims 2021 USA Gymnastics Development Program Level 9 Western Championships Super Team title

INDIANAPOLIS, May 11, 2021 – Over the weekend, Region 1 took the Super Team title at the 2021 USA Gymnastics Development Program Level 9 Western Championships held at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa. Sixteen all-around champions were determined in eight senior and eight junior divisions as the country’s top women’s artistic Level 9 gymnasts from Regions 1-4 came together for the final women’s Level 9 competition of the 2021 season.

Region 1 edged Region 3 for the Super Team crown, accumulating 52 points over the course of the weekend. Region 3 secured the runner-up spot with 48 points, while Region 4 (40 points) and Region 2 (22 points) finished third and fourth, respectively.

The 2021 Level 9 Western all-around champions are listed below by session.

May 7

  • Individual champions: Junior 1 – Lailah Danzy of Tulsa, Okla./Pride Gymnastics Academy, 37.800; Junior 2 – Halle Shea Wittenberg of Kingwood, Texas/World Champions Centre, 38.350; Junior 3 – Ariana Frechette of Savage, Minn./Twin City Twisters, 38.025; Junior 4 – Keira Lebovitz of Morgan Hill, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center, 37.675; Junior 5 – Shea Orlando of Dallas, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastic, 37.825; Junior 6 – Brooke Stevens of Colleyville, Texas/Empire Gymnastics Academy, 38.150
  • Regional team champions: Junior 1 – Regions 3 and 4, 150.175; Junior 2 – Region 3, 151.325; Junior 3 – Region 1, 150.850; Junior 4 – Region 1, 150.350; Junior 5 – Region 3, 151.025; Junior 6 – Region 3, 151.100

May 8

  • Individual champions: Junior 7 – Addisyn Hofseth of Magnolia, Texas/AIM Athletics Texans Gymnastics, 38.000; Junior 8 – Jillian Silvers of Culver City, Calif./The Klub Gymnastics, 38.225; Senior 1 – Jillian Arthur of Sussex, Wis./LaFleur Academy of Gymnastics, 37.475; Senior 2 – Isabella Bassett of Lehi, Utah/All American Gymnastics, 37.925; Senior 3 – Kaela Copeland of Winchester, Calif./SCEGA Gymnastics, 38.000; Senior 4 – Natalia Tehrani of Fremont, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center, 37.975
  • Regional team champions: Junior 7 – Regions 1 and 3, 148.475; Junior 8 – Region 1, 152.275; Senior 1 – Region 3, 148.525; Senior 2 – Region 1, 151.650; Senior 3 – Region 1, 150.450; Senior 4 – Region 1, 149.725

May 9

  • Individual champions: Senior 5 – Hailey Openshaw of Riverton, Utah/Olympus Gymnastics, 37.825; Senior 6 – Leah Wadel of Ham Lake, Minn./Twin City Twisters, 37.325; Senior 7 – Mikayla Wallin of Andover, Minn./Twin City Twisters, 37.125; Senior 8 – Olivia Poppen of West Branch, Iowa/Twisters Gymnastics, 37.050
  • Regional team champions: Senior 5 – Region 1, 149.375; Senior 6 – Region 4, 147.975; Senior 7 – Region 4, 147.625; Senior 8 – Region 4, 148.100

The Western Championships feature gymnasts from USA Gymnastics’ women’s artistic Regions 1-4. Regions are determined by state: Region 1 – Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah; Region 2 – Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington; Region 3 – Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming; Region 4 – Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin.