Pineau’s Tumbling Trampoline Team hosted a Southern Utah Tumbling Association meet on Jan. 25. The event was conducted at Helper Junior High.
A synchronized trampoline competition kicked the event off. The teams of Lainee Vasquez and Ayden Nielsen, Granger West and Derek White, Shelby White and Gracie Salas and Rakayla Rich and Kaytlen Lopan all placed first in this event.
Placing second was Landon Cruz and Ashton Ferguson, Timothy Flemett and Andee Ferderber, Jaci Noelroth and Haylie Powell and Jordyn Oman and Canessa Montoya.
Mattie Campbell and Shianne Cooper placed third, Jade Vea and Paige Cooper finished in fourth place and Kobe Cruz and his partner finished in fifth place.
A back handspring contest was also conducted at the meet. Rakayla Rich finished in first place with 43 back handsprings in a row. Jordayn Oman followed with 41 handsprings, Kaytlen Lopan with 26, Shianne Cooper and Canessa Montoya each had 19 and Jade Vea finished with 11.
The following competitors qualified for state: Miley Hansen, Abigail Flemett, Tylee Jensen, Sage Vea, Kadence Vea, Josie Vea, Emmalie Miller, Kelli Rahaula, Shalyce Rahaula, Allison Wright, Makaela Kinder, Ella Anderson, Kadence Bradley, Maddison Ferguson, Brailie Peterson, Morgan Price, Sienna Howell, Kashley Rhodes, Jean Larsen, Jenna Birch, McKenzie Shepherd and Taycie Shepherd.
Qualifying second for state was: Kamryn Roberts, Jaylee Adderly, Kaden Winterton, Kaybrie Richardson, Halle Sisneros and Stevie Oman.
Pineau’s Tumbling Trampoline Team is coached by Pineau Nielsen, Cheryl and Danny Vea, Cynthia Nielsen and Sandra Rahaula.