Wedam places third at gymnastics meet

SEATTLE - Sunnyside's Kristen Wedam earned third place honors at the Seattle Gymnastics Academy's Northern Star Invitational on Saturday, March 26.

Wedam competes for Gymnastics Plus of Yakima.

At the Seattle event, Wedam competed at level four, which fields participants 11 years of age and older.

Wedam earned an all-around score of 33.1. She received scores of 8.8 on the floor exercise, 8.7 on vault, 8.3 on balance beam and a 7.3 on the bars.

On March 5 Wedam helped her team to a second place finish at the Country Classic Meet sponsored by Desert Gymnastics in Pasco. Wedam had a fifth place finish at the meet with an all-around individual score of 32.475.

Wedam has two more meets to complete the regular season and has already qualified for sectionals on April 30 in Wenatchee.

Wedam is a sixth grade student at Chief Kamiakin Elementary School and is the daughter of Mike and Sue Wedam.


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