GYMNASTICS: Spalding sparkle as Ruby takes top spot

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Ruby Vertuccio was crowned overall champion as Spalding Gymnastic Academy played host to a county Level Five event.

It was another truly fantastic day for the Cradge Bank club, who won medals across the four age groups.

Vertuccio led the way in the nine years group, taking gold with a score of 46.117. Also in this group was Lucia Kato, Alice Bailey and Madeleine Freeman.

At age ten years, Alice Baxter won the bronze, with Miah Farrell, Katie-Marie Parker and Abbie Stubbs in mid-table.

Ellie Keeble won the gold in the 11 years section with 46.067, which made her second overall behind Vertuccio. Leoni Benedetti, Millie Parsons and Elly Simpson also performing well in this section.

Competing in the 12 years group, Erin Halgarth missed out on a medal with Ramita Dulkyte finishing mid table.

At 13 years and over, Chelsi-Lee Parker won the silver and Emma Gregory took bronze, with Maddie Redhead ninth.