Local girls golden at gymnastics states

Kailey Davis, left, and Taegan Mills both earned gold medals at the USAIGC Pennsylvania State Championships held on June 1.

Kailey Davis, left, and Taegan Mills both earned gold medals at the USAIGC Pennsylvania State Championships held on June 1.

Kailey Davis and Taegan Mills represented United Sports Academy in the USAIGC Pennsylvania State Championships on June 1 scoring gold.

Competing in the Bronze Age 12 Division, Kailey, granddaughter of Dorothy and Robert Simons of Harford placed 1st on Vault, 4th on Uneven Bars, 1st on Beam, 2nd on Floor Exercise, and 1st All Around. Kailey received an award for the highest All Around score in the Bronze division with a total of 36.825 out of 40.

Taegan, daughter of John and Debbie Mills of Dimock, competed in the Bronze Age 10 group where she placed 10th on Vault, 4th on Uneven Bars, 3rd on Beam, 1st on Floor Exercise, and 2nd All Around.

United Sports Academy Bronze team placed 2nd (.2 points away from first place) among 16 other teams.

Both girls have qualified for the National USAIGC Championships in Palm Springs, California. Although their team may not attend the National Championships, their accomplishments are outstanding.