Students from the Moser School of Dance and Gymnastics recently competed and placed well in the USTA Power Tumbling meet held in Bettendorf Nov. 7. There were 15 teams with around 300 tumblers competing throughout the day.
Annie Gulick, Hannabelle Erickson, Olivia Schindler, Madelyn Troester, Addison Norton, Caleb Crane, Adalyn Monk, Paige Vaske, Mackenzie Bries, Rachel Kaufman, Lexi Martin, Rosalie Blahnik, Aubrey Oakland, Scarlett Benesh, Taylor McAllister, Myles Payne, Kian Payne, Karlie Burkle and Amaya Pottebaum all earned first-place finishes.
Additional place finishers were: second — Makayla Gasper, Megan Pierschbacher, Mya Reittinger, Gabbi Funke, Miya Pitz, Tucker Erickson, Mylie Elliot, Mallory McElmeel, Hannah Crane, Summer Haas, McKinley Wulfekuhle, Sutton Smith, Gunner Davis, Grace Pederson, Jada Honkomp, Olivia Nylund and Eliza Reicher; third — Hayden Reimer, Aaliyah Corcoran, Laura Pierschbacher, Lainey Payne, Allison Klingman, Lennox Moser, Leigha Hinrichs, Katie Lueck, Matilda Kuhlman, Imogen Milroy, Vivian Honkomp, Stella Reicher and Kylie Martin; fourth — Claire Jaeger, Ella Davidshofer, Makenna Payne, Jewel Hemry, Olivia Pasker and Hadlee Erickson; fifth — Delaney Brown, Madilyn Payne, Kendall Friedlein, Millie Herbers, Ellison Wissmiller, Arianna Pottebaum, Kalei Pederson, Paislee Hansel and Peyton Spahr; sixth — Lindsay Ruchti and Jenna Yest; seventh — Cora Hageman; eighth — Jovie Felton; ninth — Kenley Scholbrock, Mila Davis and Lauren Gogel.
The Moser team is coached by Carmen Moser Payne, Edgewood, Debbie Moser, Dyersville, and Bernita Moser, Kattie Payne Schulte and Luka Marie Schulte, Strawberry Point.
“It was really great to be able to compete again in front of the judges and grow in talent and confidence,” the coaches said. “Moser athletes have now set new goals and will continue to train and work hard to achieve to the best of their ability to meet those goals for the upcoming meets.
“We are so appreciative of our very loyal, hard-working, and dedicated Moser team members and their families, sub-beginner through elite levels.