High and lows for Orbit youngsters

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Youngsters from Orbit Trampoline Club travelled to Hull for their third national competition of the year.

Dayle Walker was the first off and jumping in the U19 Ladies Fig B group. Her compulsory routine went well, leaving her in contention for a strong finish, but in attempting a new voluntary routine, she was unable to complete it and that concluded her competition.

In the U17 girls National C group, Hollie Leung lay in 10th place after her compulsory and her new voluntary was going well, but she fell in the actual event and so was out of the running.

Her brother Hogan suffered a similar fate, falling badly in his voluntary. However, his points were enough to qualify him into the final, which was a zero start, counting from scratch.

With nothing left to lose, Hogan snatched victory from the jaws of defeat, giving a fine routine and taking 1st place.

In the U19 Ladies C group, Alice Day finished in 12th place, while in the O19s Ladies, Bekah Bridge was warming up well after a long absence from training, but surprisingly fell in her compulsory routine. She refused to lie down and performed a very nice voluntary, achieving the second highest score within her group, but to no avail on the day.

Cara Stubbs jumped consistently well to qualify for the national finals in July and take 5th place.

And in the O19s, returning from two years away from competition, Laura Wright easily qualified for the nationals and secured an equal 2nd place.