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Area students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics who excelled at Webster City were: front from left, Madilyn Payne, Megan Pierschbacher and Makenna Payne; back row, Lainey Payne and Laura Pierschbacher.

Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics excelled at the USTA Power Tumbling meet in Webster City, Feb. 23. There were 20 teams entered with around 300 athletes competing throughout the day.

Melanie Lutgen, Lily Schmitz, Mikya Britton, Megan Pierschbacher, Laura Pierschbacher, Ella Davidshofer, Georgia Werger, Makenna Payne, Madilyn Payne, Lainey Payne, Jayda Even, Griffan Ostrander, Lilly Shaw, Lily Harreld, Paislee Hansel, Violet Harreld, Canaan Corcoran, Kena Johnson and Scarlett Benesh all brought home first-place trophies.

Additional place finishers were: second — Ava Nolan, Madilyn Troester, Aaliyah Corcoran, Emi Harmon and Carlee Batterson; third — Ruby West, Jewell Hemry, Libby Knipper, Claire Jaeger, Kirsten Farmer, Kadee Batterson, Dagny Kuhlman and Lexus Fleming; fourth — Annie Gulick, Izzy Lutgen, Ella Krivanek, Grace Anton, Adalyn Ostrander, Kaja Johnson, Katie Lueck, Kennedi Benesh and Rylee Whittaker; fifth — Miya Pitz, Elyse Konrardy and Matilda Kuhlman; eighth — Bailey Magnuson.

The Moser School is coached by Carmen Moser Payne, of Edgewood, Debbie Moser, of Dyersville, Bernita Moser, Kattie Payne Schulte and Luka Marie Schulte, of Strawberry Point.

“Moser athletes will continue to train and work hard to achieve to the best of their ability for the upcoming meets and the State of Iowa USTA Championships to be held in Marshalltown,” the coaches said.

“We are so appreciative of our very loyal, hard-working, and dedicated Moser Team members and their families, sub-beginners through elite levels,” they added.