Heidi’s Gym girls are multi-champions

Top Silver, Bronze Excel Team state honors are earned

  • Heidi’s Gymnastics Bronze Excel Team from Farragut celebrates a first-place state finish during the Tennessee Gymnastics State Championships in Clarksville Friday, March 22. - Photos submitted

  • Individual performances by Heidi’s gymnasts included Sainya Gaikas - Photos submitted

  • Lily Ostrowski - Photos submitted

  • Raleigh Henry - Photos submitted

  • Linux Baird - Photos submitted

  • Bailey Stone - Photos submitted

CLARKSVILLE — Competing at Tennessee Gymnastics State Championships in Clarksville Friday, March 22, Heidis Gymnastics Bronze Excel Team of Farragut (team photo, left) won the state championship for a second consecutive year.

“Our Silver Team placed sixth out of 23 schools, which is the first time we  have been in the top six in the five years we have been a competitions team,” said Heidi De La Rocha, team founder and head coach who is assisted by her daughter, Savannah De La Rocha.

In addition one team member ranked No. 1 in the nation for a routine, and having a Silver Division All-Around state champion, “I had three girls on my team in Bronze Division win the All-Around state title, making them All Around champions in their age level,” the coach/founder said.

Raleigh Henry “was ranked No. 1 in the country on America’s Top 100 gymnast in the country for her floor routine HALLELUJAH,” she said. 

Lily Ostrowski “was the All-Around state champion in the Silver Division; this is her second year of being a state champion,” Heidi De La Rocha said.

As for Bronze, Linux Baird was an All-Around state champion “while earning a 10.000 score on the uneven bars.”

Bailey Stone, another All-Around state champion, “was ranked No. 6 in the country from America’s Top 100 Gymnast in the country,” she said.

Sainya Gaikas also was an All-Around state champion.

As for the girls’ level of training, “Heidi’s Gymnastics has been ranked No. 2 in the country in the Bronze Givision on America’s Top 100 Gymnastic Schools,” Heidi De La Rocha said.