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Niles West Boys Gymnastics Team earns second place in State !!

Congratulations to the Niles West Boys Gymnastics Team that competed on May 10 and 11 in Hoffman Estates at the State Championships. As a team Niles West finished 2nd in state, missing the championship by a mere 0.5!”

The last time Niles West took second in state, there was an Olympian on the team – Alum Bart Conner!

The Team had 23 routines that made the individual state preliminaries and 9 top 10 routines on Saturday evening. This was the best showing for individual state at the Saturday competition since Adrian Batista became head coach. This is also one of the most decorated teams that Niles West Athletics has ever had.

State Qualifiers:

Matthew Aichholzer: Team
Elan Atar: Team, Floor, Pommel Horse, Still Rings, Parallel Bars, AA
Maurice Bugara: Team
Patrick Greiner: Team, Floor, Vault
Sage Hutter: Team
Tegshmurun Jamiyankhuu: Team, Floor, Pommel Horse, Rings, Vault, Parallel Bars, High Bar, AA
Brian Lieo: Team, Floor, Pommel Horse, Vault, Parallel Bars, AA
Jack Nguyen: Team, Rings, Vault, High bar
Peter Saba: Team
Josh Uy: Team
Nehemiah Wong: Team, Pommel Horse
Ricky Zheng: Team

State Finals: 2nd Place Team

State Finals (Individuals):

Floor Exercise: Murun Jamiyankhuu 2nd place, Brian Lieo 4th place, Elan Atar 8th place

Pommel Horse: Murun Jamiyankhuu 3rd place, Brian Lieo 9th

Still Rings: Jack Nguyen 4th place

Parallel Bars: Murun Jamiyankhuu 2nd place

High Bar: Murun Jamiyankhuu 3rd place

We are very proud of their accomplishments!

NW Boys Gymnastics 2019

NW Boys Gymnastics 2019 State Trophy