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Last weekend’s Taylor Moore Invitational gymnastics meet in Grand Junction was kind to local gymnasts.

The youngsters from Kidzplex Glenwood Springs, while participating with the Grand Junction team, achieved high scores across the board.

In Level 4 competition, Morgan Ash placed second overall (36.7) and took first on the vault (9.6) in the 8-year-old division.

Brooke Bruder placed fourth overall in the 9-year-old division (36.6) and was second on the vault (9.5).

In the 11-and-over division, Carly Setterberg’s 34.95 overall score landed an eighth-place finish. Setterberg also nabbed second on the bars (9.2). Delaney Passmore was 11th overall (34.0) and finished third on the vault (9.4).

In Level 5 competition, Bruder placed fourth overall (35.4) in the 11-year-old division and added third-place finishes on the vault and on the beam. She scored an 8.9 on each.

In the 12-and-over division, Hunter Ash placed second overall (35.05) behind third-place performances on the floor (9.15) and on the vault (8.7). Jenna Pearce nabbed seventh overall (34.25) behind a first-place beam performance (9.15).

Natasha Jordon was eighth overall (33.9) and took third on the bars (8.6).

In Level 6 competition, Delaney Gaddis pieced together a second-place overall effort (35.95). She took first on the floor, scoring a 9.3.

A mere fraction of a point decided the first- and second-place team finishes for the meet. The Grand Junction/Glenwood team took second in the meet with a combined score of 149.25, while Black Canyon won it with a 149.65.

Glenwood Springs Soccer Club is holding tryouts for advanced teams on the following days: U11-14 boys, Nov. 3, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Gates Soccer Complex; U15-18 boys, Nov. 3, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Gates; U11-12 girls, Nov. 4, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Glenwood Park; makeup night, Nov. 10, 5 to 6 p.m. at Glenwood Park.

To be considered for an advanced team for the spring season, players are required to attend one tryout session. This includes any person who did not play soccer during the fall season and all players who played on a developmental team this season.

Players currently playing on a Glenwood Ice advanced team are not required to attend tryouts.

Information: 945-6091;

Glenwood Springs Recreation Department is offering after-school hoops for third-, fourth- and fifth-grade girls and boys. Learn the fundamentals of basketball in a fun atmosphere. The program runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays (Oct. 30 through Nov. 20) at Glenwood Springs Elementary School.

Information: 384-6301.

Registration is now open for New Castle Recreation’s girls youth basketball program (third through sixth grades).

Register online at

Information: 984-3352.

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