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Leah Trepal of Heritage High School placed first in the all-around with a score of 36.9.—File photo/Doug Stroud

Gymnastics results: Six-team meet at Broad Run

The Heritage Pride set a team record with 137.75 points on their way to placing first among six teams in a varsity gymnastics meet Thursday night at Broad Run High School in Ashburn. Leah Trepal set a Pride record on the floor exercise (9.6) en route to finishing first in the all-around.

Heritage High School won the Red Division title at the 2018 Park View Gymnastics Invitational.—Courtesy Photo

Park View Gymnastics Invitational results

The Heritage Pride claimed the team title and Woodgrove's River Stone won the all-around crown in the elite Red Division at the 2018 Park View Gymnastics Invitational, contested Saturday in Sterling.

Loudoun Valley’s Jenna Haran performs her floor exercise routine during a five-team gymnastics meet Jan. 2 in Ashburn. Haran scored 9.35 on her routine to place first in the event. Haran also paced the field on the uneven bars.—Times-Mirror/Doug Stroud

Loudoun Valley leads way at gymnastics meet

The Loudoun Valley Vikings returned from holiday break to shine brightest in a five-team varsity gymnastics meet Jan. 2 at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. Jenna Haran placed first in a pair of events for the Vikings. Heritage placed second as a team, led by all-around champion Leah Trepal.

Gymnastics results: Six-team varsity meet at Park View

Freedom High School placed first in the team standings and Leah Trepal of Heritage High School topped the podium in the all-around during a six-team gymnastics meet Dec. 13 at Park View High School in Sterling.

The Heritage Pride accumulated a program-record 134.55 points to finish second in a six-team gymnastics meet Dec. 6 at Freedom High School in South Riding.—Courtesy Photo

Freedom leads pack in season-opening gymnastics meet

Paced by Sydney Wrighte, Riley Waldrop and Bre Roeder, the host Freedom Eagles soared to a first-place finish in a six-team meet to open the varsity gymnastics season Dec. 6 in South Riding. Wrighte totaled 37.7 points on her four events to claim the all-around crown.

Sterling resident Nick Melloni will represent USA Gymnastics in the 2017 World Age Group Competitions, set for Nov. 12-16 in Bulgaria.—Courtesy Photo

Melloni reaches new heights on trampoline

It’s easy to pick Nick Melloni out from the maze of mats, bars and all the apparatus inside Sterling’s Dulles Gymnastics Academy. He’s the guy wearing the purple and green tie-dye t-shirt, performing double- and triple-flips, seeming to scrape the rafters with his high-flying moves. “It’s a passion that I found,” said Melloni of his chosen athletic outlet, an esoteric yet demanding sport called trampoline.

Sydney Wrighte, shown here at the conference meet, capped a stellar junior season by winning the all-around title at the VHSL State Gymnastics Open Individual Competition.—File Photo/Rick Wasser

Best in state: Freedom’s Wrighte wins all-around title

Freedom High School junior Sydney Wrighte produced another meet to remember Feb. 18 at the Virginia High School League State Gymnastics Open Individual Competition in Nokesville. Wrighte totaled 38.975 points on her four events to win the all-around championship, finishing a full point clear of the field.

Rock Ridge senior Nicole Fye swims to a first-place finish in the 500-yard freestyle race Feb. 17 at the Virginia 4A state swimming meet in Richmond. Fye, committed to swim at Ohio State University, also won the 200 freestyle title, in addition to teaming with Gabby Zhang, Emerson Davis and Allie MacMillan to place first in the 400 freestyle relay.—Times-Mirror/Patrick Kane

Loudoun varsity athletes rack up state titles

Several student-athletes from Loudoun high schools produced impressive results at the Virginia High School League State Swimming, Wrestling and Gymnastics Championships. Ten individuals and four relay teams swam to state titles, four wrestlers struck state gold and Freedom's Sydney Wrighte was the class of the field in gymnastics. Riverside collected state gold as a girls' team at the Group 3A Swim Championships.

Loudoun’s Varsity Scoreboard: VHSL State Championships

Riverside High School won the girls' team championship at the Virginia High School League Group 3A State Swimming Championships on Saturday in Richmond. Several Loudoun student-athletes won individual swimming, wrestling and gymnastics championships at the state level.

Sydney Wrighte dismounts from the balance beam at the Conference 21-West meet.—Times-Mirror File Photo/Rick Wasser

Freedom’s Wrighte excels at state qualifier gymnastics meet

Freedom High School junior Sydney Wrighte placed first in all four individual events at the 5A North Region State Qualifier Gymnastics Meet to help the Eagles qualify as a team for the VHSL State Gymnastics Meet. Wrighte topped the all-around standings with an overall score of 39.25 at the qualifier meet, contested Feb. 8 at Park View High School in Sterling.

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