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Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team qualifies for Nationals

At the recent USA Jump Rope regional competition held in Redmond, the Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team qualified to compete at Nationals, to be held the end of June, in Long Beach, California. The team is: front row, Emily McGarvey, Abigail Harrison, Grace Duffy, Marina Correa, Sophia DeBellis and Claire Dumouchel, Serena Johnson; middle row, Jessica Fay, Hannah Sprague, Amanda Stevenson, Molly Harrison, Ally Clement, Paige Bouma, Anna Bjur and Natalie Bennett; and back row, Kelsey Gonwick, Emily Applewhite, Sarah Sharman, Anna Warga and Matthew Midgett.   - Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team
At the recent USA Jump Rope regional competition held in Redmond, the Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team qualified to compete at Nationals, to be held the end of June, in Long Beach, California. The team is: front row, Emily McGarvey, Abigail Harrison, Grace Duffy, Marina Correa, Sophia DeBellis and Claire Dumouchel, Serena Johnson; middle row, Jessica Fay, Hannah Sprague, Amanda Stevenson, Molly Harrison, Ally Clement, Paige Bouma, Anna Bjur and Natalie Bennett; and back row, Kelsey Gonwick, Emily Applewhite, Sarah Sharman, Anna Warga and Matthew Midgett.
— image credit: Photo courtesy of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team

Could a national title be just a hop, skip and a jump away?

The skipping part seems certain.

The entire crew of the Bainbridge Island Rope Skipping Team has qualified to compete at the USA Jump Rope National Competition later this month.

The Bainbridge Island skippers qualified for the competition with an amazing outing at the regional qualifying tournament in Redmond recently against other teams from Oregon and Washington.

The Bainbridge team qualified in single rope, as well as a double dutch speed and freestyle events.

The double dutch speed team of Anna Warga, Jessica Fay, Sarah Sharman and Abigail Harrison scored a personal best of 674 jumps in 2 minutes, outscoring all other teams by more than 100 jumps.

Now 20 members strong, the Bainbridge team, coached by Julie Leachman, has previously earned medals in recent national and international competitions.

Nationals will be held June 21-24 in Long Beach, Calif. Thirteen different regions across the country will send their top five finishers in each event and age category to the competition.

Regionals Results

SPEED EVENTS

Triple Unders

15-17 years

First place, Anna Warga

18 and over

First place, Molly Harrison

Second place, Emily Applewhite

Third place, Amanda Stevenson

1 Minute Speed

10 and under

Second place, Sophia DeBellis, Grace Duffy, Paige Bouma

Third place, Marina Correa

11-12 years

First place, Claire Dumouchel

Second place, Anna Bjur, Serena Johnson

13-14 years

First place, Matthew Midgett

15-17 years

First place, Abigail Harrison

Second place, Jessica Fay

Third place, Sarah Sharman

18-22 years

First place, Emily Applewhite

Second place, Molly Harrison

Third place, Amanda Stevenson

30-49 years

First place, Scott Harrison

Single Rope Speed Relay

12 and under

First place, Claire Dumouchel, Serena Johnson, Grace Duffy, Sophie DeBellis

18 and over

First place, Abigail Harrison, Jessica Fay, Emily Applewhite, Molly Harrison

Second place, Emily McGarvey, Amanda Stevenson, Sarah Sharman, Anna Warga

Double Dutch Speed Relay

12 and under

First place, Marina Correa, Sophia DeBellis, Paige Bouma

Second place, Natalie Bennett, Anna Bjur, Grace Duffy

13-14 years

First place, Serena Johnson, Claire Dumouchel, Matthew Midgett

15-17 years

First place, Jessica Fay, Sarah Sharman, Abigail Harrison

18 and over

First place, Molly Harrison, Anna Warga, Emily Applewhite

Double Dutch Pairs Speed

12 and under

First place, Sophia DeBellis, Grace Duffy, Paige Bouma, Marina Correa

Third place, Natalie Bennett, Anna Bjur, Claire Dumouchel, Serena Johnson

15-17 years

First place, Anna Warga, Sarah Sharman, Jessica Fay, Abigail Harrison

18 and over

First place, Emily Applewhite, Molly Harrison, Hannah Sprague, Ally Clement

3-Minute Speed

10 and under

First place, Sophia DeBellis

Second place, Grace Duffy, Paige Bouma

Third place, Marina Correa

11-12 years

First place, Anna Bjur, Claire Dumouchel

Second place, Serena Johnson

Third place, Natalie Bennett

13-14 years

First place, Matthew Midgett

15-17 years

First place, Abigail Harrison

Third place, Emily McGarvey

18-22 years

First place, Molly Harrison

Second place, Emily Applewhite

30-49 years

First place, Scott Harrison

 

FREESTYLE EVENTS

Single Rope Freestyle

10 and under

First place, Grace Duffy,

Second place, Sophia DeBellis

Third place, Paige Bouma

11-12 years

First place, Serena Johnson

Second place, Claire Dumouchel

13-14 years

First place, Matthew Midgett

15-17 years

First place, Jessica Fay

Second place, Sarah Sharman

Third place, Ally Clement

18 and over

First place, Kelsey Gonwick

Second place, Emily Applewhite

Third place, Amanda Stevenson

Single Rope Pairs Freestyle

12 and under

First place, Claire Dumouchel, Serena Johnson

15-17 years

First place, Emily McGarvey, Matthew Midgett

First place, Sarah Sharman, Abigail Harrison

18 and over

First place, Jessica Fay, Kelsey Gonwick

Second place, Molly Harrison, Emily Applewhite

Double Dutch Single Freestyle

13-14 years

First place, Matthew Midgett, Serena Johnson, Claire Dumouchel

15-17 years

First place, Anna Warga, Hannah Sprague, Abigail Harrison

18 and over

First place, Sarah Sharman, Kelsey Gonwick, Jessica Fay

Second place, Ally Clement, Emily Applewhite, Molly Harrison

Double Dutch Pairs Freestyle

18 and over

First place, Sarah Sharman, Abigail Harrison, Emily Applewhite, Molly Harrison

Second place, Kelsey Gonwick, Jessica Fay, Anna Warga, Hannah Sprague

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