The gymnastics cooperative team with Hamilton Wenham is preparing to improve last year’s record of 1-8 by at least one win.
“The season is off to a busy start,” said coach Elliot Davis.
“This year we have a lot of first-time members on the team so we hope to build a strong foundation for future seasons,” he said.
Senior Lizzie Ranger said her biggest goal for the team is to create unity and to increase participation of team members.
The junior varsity members on the team only practice and do not compete, but Ranger said they are still essential members of the team.
Ranger said she hopes the “JV kids from last year move up to varsity and get to showcase all their hard work at meets.”
“My biggest goal for us for the season is to make sure that everyone gets to compete and show off what they have learned regardless of their skill level,” she said.
Ranger’s individual goal is to “improve her records from last year.”
She said she has been working on routines and skills and is excited about displaying them this season.
Other members who are expected to excel this year are Hamilton Wenham senior captains Olivia Young and Caroline Kerringan, as well as Hamilton Wenham seniors Kirstie Keith and Phoebe Hagberg.
Students from Manchester Essex who are on the team this year had to have been on the team in previous years. The co-op is no longer open to new members.
The team’s first competition will be on January second and will take place in Winchester.
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Gymnastics team hopes to improve participation and better last year’s record
Manchester Essex coop with Hamilton Wenham looks to improve record