Alice Bashko of the Surrey Gymnastic Society was fourth all around at the Garden City Invitational in Victoria.

Alice Bashko of the Surrey Gymnastic Society was fourth all around at the Garden City Invitational in Victoria.

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Surrey club competes at Garden City Invitational

Ten members of the Surrey Gymnastic Society girls’ program concluded their competitive season by competing at the Garden City Invitational, hosted by the Falcon Gymnastics Club in Victoria.

Maria Bashko and Viktoria Duchesne led the SGS contingent, winning all around gold medals.

Bashko, 12, finished with the best aggregate score in the Junior Olympic 8 (JO8) category. The North Delta resident had the top score on vault and beam, and added bronze-medal scores on bars and floor.

Viktoria Duchesne was the all around gold medalist in the JO6 group. The eight-year-old South Surrey won gold on bars, silver on beam and floor and bronze on vault.

In the same category, Alice Bashko, 11, was fourth all around after winning a silver medal on floor (tied with Duchesne) and adding fifth-place scores on bars and beam.

Anna Polunocheva of Surrey, 11, was fifth all around in the JO6 (2005-08) category after earning a bronze medal on bars, placing fourth on beam and fifth on vault. Maya Wilson, 10, was fourth on vault and sixth all around.

Mackenzie Long, 12, was third all around in the JO6 (2004-05) division with a gold medal on beam and fourth-place scores on bars and floor.

Uliana Grichkovskaia was fourth all around in JO6 (2003-04) after winning a bronze medal on vault and placing fourth on bars.

In the JO7 group, Langley resident RayAnne Quinn, 18, placed fifth on beam and floor to place seventh all around.

Chloe Dickson, 11, won a silver medal on beam in the JO3 group, while Melissa Piliotis was sixth on bars in JO4.

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