Pineau team racks up awards at State Championship
Another road trip to a competition resulted in many competitors returning home with plenty of awards and accolades. Pineau's Tumbling and Trampline Team (PT3) returned from their State Championship held on April 5 in Fillmore.
Placing 1st in all 3 events were: Rakayla Rich, Granger West and Brailie Peterson.
Taking 1st, 1st, 2nd were: Kobe Cruz and Josie Vea. Shalyce Rahaula, Mattie Campbell: 1st, 1st, 4th; Jenna Birch: 1, 1, 5; Gracie Salas: 1, 1, 6; Shelby White & Timothy Flemett: 1, 2, 2; Canessa Montoya, Jordyn Oman & Derrick White: 1, 2, 3; Makaela Kinder: 1, 2, 5; Jean Larsen: 1, 2, 7; Jade Vea: 1, 3, 3; Miley Hansen, Kadence Vea & Kadence Bradley: 1, 3, 4; Haylie Powell: 1, 4, 4; Allison Wright: 1, 5, 6; Stevie Oman: 1, 7, 7.
Taycie Shepherd took 1st in the power tumbling event.
Other athletes placing at the State Competition included: Tylee Jensen, Kellie Rahaula, Landon Cruz, Kashley Rhodes, Ashton Ferguson, Maddison Ferguson, Abbigail Flemett, Jaci Noleroth, Sage Vea, Sienna Howard, Ella Anderson, Lainee Vasquez and McKenzie Shepherd.
Shalyce Rahaula & Kashley Rhodes tied for the Athlete of the Year award in the lower division category. Canessa Montoya and Rakayla Rich were awarded the High Level Athlete award. Jordyn Oman was awarded the High Point Award.
PT3 took home five first place team awards and four second place team awards.
Coaching at the meet were: Canessa Montoya, Sandra Rahaula, Cheryl Vea and Pinea Nielsen.