EASLEY — Easley Gymnastics will host the S.C. USAG Optionals and Xcel Gold, Platinum and Diamond State Gymnastics Meet at the Larry D. Bagwell Gymnasium at the JB Red Owens Sports Complex beginning Friday.
This is the largest gymnastics meet to be held in Easley, as the best gymnasts in the state compete to go to Regionals.
More than 4,000 spectators are expected to come see 750 gymnasts compete in the three-day meet. It will end Sunday.
The cost of admission is $15 for adults, $10 for children and free for children 5 and under. A family weekend pass for two adults and three children is $30.
Local gymnastics clubs include Easley Gymnastics, Electric City, Kozeev’s World of Gymnastics. Greenville Gymnastics, Upstate Gymnastics, Palmetto Gym, Foothills Gymnastics, Simpsonville Gymnastics, Acrosmith Gymnastics as well as clubs from Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Charleston and all over the state are expected to attend.
Easley Gymnastics gymnasts include Level 6 members Abby Musselwhite, Alyssa Easlick and Kendall Boyd. Also attending will be Xcel Gold gymnasts Ella Hawkins and Lydia Branham, Level 7 gymnast Gracie Jackson, Level 8’s Meredith Brookshire and Xcel Platinum’s Calleigh Lollis. Coaches Dave Arnold and Jenny Haluska also will attend.
Visit www.easleygym.com/state-meet.html for a schedule of each day’s competitions. Contact Easley Gymnastics at 864-269-2007 for more information.
The JB Red Owens Sports Complex is located at 111 Walker’s Way in Easley.