Sonshine Academy’s Level 2-7 girls gymnastics team had high placements in Pinnacle Gymnastics "Walk the Plank Invitational" at Sheridan.

Gymnasts from Arkansas and Tennessee participated.

In the team competition, the Level 2 team placed first with a score of 110.3. the Level 3 team placed fourth and the Level 7 team was fourth.

In individual competition, Sonshine gymnasts tallied 10 top 3 all-around placements with three all-around title and 20 individual event titles.

All-around winners were Rebekah Pendergraft (Level 2, age 8), Aariah Strickland (Level 2, 12) and Sarah Rainey (Level 5, 15).

Ten other gymnasts had top-three all-around finishes. They were: Olivia Evatt, 3rd place (Level 2, 8), Cecilia McCarthy, 2nd place (Level 2, 8), Kamryn Body, 3rd place (Level 2, 10), Alexa Charton, 2nd place (Level 2) Alissa Gordon, 2nd place (Level 2, 11), Audrey Thomas, 3rd place (Level 2, 11), Ashton Burgess, 2nd place (Level 3, 10), Janae Jeffersonm, 3rd place (Level 3, 10), Isabelle Spiller, 2nd place (Level 3, 11), Mia Fortson, 2nd place (Level 4, 8)

Individual event winners were:

Vault – Aariah Strickland (Level 2, 12), Janae Jefferson (Level 3, 10), Sarah Rainey (Level 5, 15), Julia King (Level 7, 13).

Bars – Rebekah Pendergraft (Level 2, 8), Aariah Strickland (Level 2, 12) Ashton Burgess (Level 3, 10), Mia Fortson (Level 4), Sarah Rainey (Level 5, 15).

Beam – Rebekah Pendergraft (Level 2, 8 yrs), Alissa Gordon (Level 2, 11 yrs), Ashton Burgess (Level 3, 10 yrs), Isabelle Spiller (Level 3, 11 yrs), Sarah Rainey (Level 5, 15 yrs)

Floor – Rebekah Pendergraft (Level 2, 8), Kamryn Boyd (Level 2, 10), Aariah Strickland (Level 2, 12), Ashton Burgess (Level 3, 10), Isabelle Spiller (Level 3, 11), Sarah Rainey (Level 5, 15)

The girls gymnastics teams are coached by Mieke Corbitt, Mike Garcia, Lauren Peacock, Anna Barnard, Holly Hambuchen, Rebekah Pratt, and Scott Wright.