HGC Junior Boys Triumph!

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photo 1 shows hgc junior elite boys with trophy at the pipers vale cup in i

Nine gymnasts from Huntingdon Gymnastics Club junior boys squad, competed at Pipers Vale Gymnastics Competition in Ipswich this weekend. 


In the u12 category Christian Norman (11) completed six faultless routines with a personal best of 65.35 to come a credible 10th from 30+. Our three youngest members (Niall Hooton 10, Kieran Burch 9 and Ryan Cirino 9) where also the youngest in the field and competed exceptionally well in their first voluntary competition.


In the u14's Jake Jarman (12) scored 69.65 and Patrick Murphy (13) scored 72.70, both competed six routines without error to take 4th and 2nd respectively. Harry O'Driscoll also competed well for his club. 


In the Juniors, Tony Duchars (15) took the silver, having competed very well indeed; attaining a personal best of 75.40 and Ali Hussein competed some difficult newly learnt skills.


The top scoring Huntingdon gymnasts from each age group (Tony, Patrick and Christian) created a mixed team score. This was enough to beat the other five clubs. HGC boys took the winning Trophy the 'Pipers Vale Cup' and prize money.


Hunts junior elite coach, Ben Howells, said "This was a fitting end, for all the junior boys, to a successful campaign of competitions and great results over the spring. The boys and I look forward to working hard this summer, on new skills and routines for the autumn/winter."


Hunts Junior A squad gymnast, Jacob Tuck (13) coached by Steve Davison, also competed at the weekend.  They travelled to a tumbling competition in Coventry.  Jacob competed well to take the bronze and has now qualified for the national finals.