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Championships time is here in Region 5. Region 5 Championships will take place in Fort Wayne Indiana at the Turnstone Center (Plassman Athletic Center) beginning Thursday April 13th.
Each year we highlight 5 athletes from each of our 5 states. You might not know these names, but we think you should watch out for for these athletes as they compete for a spot on their first 2023 Region 5 Dream Team for Level 10.
Here are 5 ones to watch from Kentucky:
Amelia Ulmer (Legacy) Junior F
Amelia is the 2023 Kentucky State All Around, Uneven Bars, Balance Beam & Floor Exercise Champion. Watch in the Junior F age division for Amelia on Floor to show strong presentation along with beautiful leaps.
Kendall Guy (Champion) Junior F
Kendall is a ball of power & explosive energy! Placing 2nd in the All Around, Vault & Balance Beam at the 2023 Kentucky State Championships. Watch for Kendall to show off her huge personality along with her huge tumbling in the Junior F age division as well as an explosive hand front vault.
Emily Turner (Champion) Senior E
Emily had a great showing at the 2023 Kentucky State Championships taking 2nd on the Balance Beam, and 3rd on the Vault & Uneven Bars. Emily, who will heading to Bridgeport in the fall, was the 2022 Regional Level 9 Vault Champion as is one to watch on the event. As a first year Level 10 this athlete there is a lot more gymnastics to come from this athlete.
Josie Moylan (Agility) Senior F (competed for Region 2 at Nationals in 2022)
Josie is no stranger to National competition, competing at the 2022 Dev National Championships, representing Region 2. Josie is looking to return to the Dev National Championships as part of the Region 5 Dream Team. Jose is the 2023 Kentucky State Uneven Bars & Balance Beam State Champion, look for beautiful lines, effortless swing as she is sure to excel on these two events in the SrF age division as well as a fun Floor Exercise Routine.
Dawsyn Sallee (Legacy) Senior D (qualified to Nationals in 2022)
Like Josie, Dawsyn also competed at the 2022 Dev National Championships representing Region 5 in the Senior A age division. Dawsyn, who will be heading to NIU in the fall, finished 2nd on the Vault and 3rd in the Balance Beam, Floor Exercise & All Around at the 2023 Kentucky State Championships. Dawsyn will be one to watch in the SrD age division specifically on the Floor with her personality packed routine & sassy choreography & the Vault with her strong yurchenko full!