COLUMBIA – Freedom Florence Gymnasts competed at the SC Level 1-5 State Championships on April 4-6. Each competing gymnast had an overall score of 35.5 or higher, proving their hard work and dedication paid off. Level 2: Carson Arthur finished third (9.150) on bars and sixth (9.325) on floor. Morgan Banner placed fifth (9.275) on vault and second (9.525) on floor. Jenna Sherer placed third (9.150) on bars and fourth (9.575) on floor. Sophia Stevenson finished sixth (8.750) on bars and fourth (9.450) on floor. Level 3: Addie Bausmith placed third (9.550) on vault, fourth (9.7) on floor and fourth (37.7) All Around. Macey Doriety finished second (9.250) on beam, third (9.375) on floor and sixth (35.375) All Around. Lindie Matthee finished with a high score of 9.325 in vault and floor. Brooke Owens finished sixth (9.3) on vault, fifth (8.8) on beam, sixth (9.250) on floor and fourth (35.625) All Around. Macy Pegram placed first (9.675) on vault, fourth (9.350) on bars, second (9.4) on beam, second (9.7) on floor and first (37.975) All Around. Tori Watrous finished first, (9.575) on beam, fourth (9.625) on floor and second (37.875) All Around. Michaela Hayes placed fifth (9.5) on vault and third (9.725) on floor. Destiny Harrell finished fourth (9.475) on vault, third (9.375) on bars, fifth (9.150) on beam, first (9.725 on floor and third (37.725) All Around. Level 3 finished third place in Team Division. Level 4: Ariel Davis finished first (9.6) on vault, third (9.5) on bars, fourth (9.8) on floor and first All Around with a score of 38.025. Next Competition: final gymnastics (AAU) meet of the season – all gymnasts head to Lexington where they will compete in their levels and perform a special dance routine. The senior gymnasts also competed in the Atlantic Crown 2013 in Paradise Island, Bahamas on Dec.12 -15, 2013. As a senior gymnast at Florence Gymnastics, the gymnasts are able to select a special competition to attend. Christine Helms finished sixth place on vault and fifth on floor. Rachel Hilbourne placed fifth on vault, second on bars, second on floor and fifth All Around.