Walnut Creek Aquanuts Crowned Junior National Champions in Austin
Today’s action featured the finals of the solo, duet, team and combo events. In the duet competition, Walnut Creek’s Alyson Haylor and Alexa Tchekmarev were crowned the Junior National Champions with an overall score of 154.113 (combination of routine score and figures score). Santa Clara’s Margo Sargent and Kathryn Spada took home the silver medal (149.095) and Riverside’s Elizabeth Davidson and Lauren Nicholson grabbed the bronze (147.386).
The competition, hosted by the Austin Angelfish and the University of Texas at Austin, featured nearly 200 athletes ages 15-18. Top routines from today advance to the 2010 U.S. National Championships, which will take place April 15-17 in Huntersville, N.C. Check www.usasynchro.org for complete results.