3 bring home ‘ultimate prize’ from national championships

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Eighteen local athletes traveled to Orlando to compete in the AAU National Championships June 12-16, joining more than 3,500 athletes from across the country who converged on Disney’s Wide World of Sports complex to compete for this coveted title.

Kiki Schubert, Jenny Jackson and Kinzi Mattingly left the gym floor with the ultimate prize—the titles of “All-Around National Champion.” Schubert had a first place finish on vault and floor, along with an “incredible” 36.95 AA score for the win in Level 5.

PHOTO: (Above) Bringing home individual event medals were: (front row, left to right) Kiki Schubert and Ayonna Carter; (back row, left to right) Alexis Burkett, Malayshia White and Jenny Jackson. (Below) All-Around Champions were Kiki Schubert, Jenny Jackson and Kinzi Matttingly.

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