Kratos Gymnasts from Brookfield Dream Big in Atlantic City

Over the weekend of January 13-15 gymnasts of Kratos Gymnastics in Bethel, CT, competed in the 26th Annual Star Struck Invitational in Atlantic City, NJ.  

This was the first competition of the season for the gymnasts of Kratos, and they started off strong with every gymnast medaling and the Xcel Silver team placing second as a team! 

Individual Results: 

Xcel Bronze 

  • Mylah Burch-Mead: 11 years old, Bethel, CT: placed 7th on vault, 4th on bars, 1st on beam, 4th on floor, and 2nd all-around
  • Riley DeShay: 9 years old, Newtown, CT: 5th on bars and beam and 9th all-around 
  • Clara Dettmann: 9 years old, Danbury, CT: 3rd on beam & 11th all-around 
  • Ellie Domingos: 9 years old, Brookfield, CT: 7th on vault, 6th on bars, 8th on beam, 5th on floor, and 6th all-around 
  • Anika Ericson: 10 years old, Bethel, CT: 1st on vault & bars, 6th on floor, & 4th all-around 
  • Avery Hessler: 7 years old, Bethel, CT: 14th all-around 
  • Rielyn Marko: 7 years old, New Milford, CT: 16th all-around 
  • Anneliese Miller: 11 years old, Redding, CT: 2nd vault, 9th beam, 3rd floor, & 5th all-around
  • Amanda Pessin: 9 years old, Bethel, CT: 15th all-around 
  • Jiya Rajesh: 11 years old, Bethel, CT: 7th floor & 16th all-around 
  • Ava Sweeney: 7 years old, Brookfield, CT: 7th vault, 6th bars, 4th floor, 6th all-around
  • Sophia Thompson: 7 years old, Westport, CT: 8th floor & 15th all-around  

Xcel Silver

  • Gracie Clifford: 9 years old, New Milford, CT: 4th on vault, 1st bars, 4th beam, 7th on floor, & 3rd all-around 
  • Ziva Mathivanan: 10 years old, Bethel, CT: 3rd on vault, 4th on beam, 7th on floor, & 6th all-around 
  • Norah Michaels: 9 years old, Newtown, CT: 8th bars
  • Nicolle Sloboda: 9 years old, Redding, CT: 1st on vault & bars, 3rd on floor, & 2nd all-around
  • Mia’Mour Tucker: 9 years old, Stratford, CT: 1st on vault & bars, 2nd on floor, & 2nd all-around 

Xcel Gold 

  • Lilli Nelson: 14 years old, New Fairfield, CT: 4th vault & 3rd on floor
  • Caitlin Riina: 14 years old, New Fairfield, CT: 8th on beam and 5th on floor 
  • Alexia Suter: 14 years old, Ridgefield, CT: 1st on vault, 5th on bars, 1st floor, & 2nd all-around 


The team is gearing up for their next competition on January 29th in Springfield, Massachusetts!

Submitted by Brookfield, CT

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