Elementary student named All Around State Champ in gymnastics competition
Elizabeth Shelton third grader Will Yearsley participated in the competition at the Connecticut State Gymnastics Men's Championship(Level 5, Division 1, ages 9-10) held in Plantsville on Sunday, March 12.
He competed in six competitive events:Floor Exercise, Vault, Pommel Horse, Parallel Bars, Horizontal Bar and Still Rings. Yearsley took first place on Pommel Horse and the Horizontal Bar, third place on the Parallel Bars and fourth place on the Floor Exercise.
His combined score on all six events earned him the title of All Around State Champion.
Will trains at New Era Gymnastics in Hamden where he is coached by Alex Flores, Chris Caso and Ethan Heidgerd.