High School Sports

Jackson Memorial Gymnasts bring Home National titles

As the High School Gymnastics season has been long over, two of Jackson Memorial Seniors competed in the High School National Gymnastics Championship May 18th & 19th in Fort Myers, Florida. Seniors throughout the state, were selected to represent team New Jersey for this competition. There were 12 New Jersey gymnast, 93 Gymnasts from 11 different states competing against each other.

On May 18, 2018 Seniors, Jacie Van de Zilver and Taylor Cusick where contributing factors in team NJ capturing the National championship title with a 151.75 and defeating team Connecticut with a score of 146.425. The 1st place All-Around title for the competition was awarded to Jacie Van de Zilver, Jackson Memorial with a score of 37.825, while Taylor Cusick fellow Jackson Memorial teammate placed 8th all around. The preliminary qualification for each event was achieved during day 1 of competition, Jacie Van de Zilver qualified on Vault, Bars, Beam, and Floor Teammate Taylor Cusick qualified for Vault, Bars, and Floor.
Results from Day 2 Individuals event

Jacie Van de Ziver
Vault 2nd place
Bars 1st place Co-Champion
Beam 10th place
Floor 5th place

Taylor Cusick
Vault 3rd place
Bars 11th place
Floor 2nd place

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