Kalli Jo, who calls Y-101 Radio everyday at 7:30 during the school year, won two medals at the AAU National Age Group Gymnastic Championship staged at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Kalli Jo’s specialty has always been the floor exercise and in this event she placed fourth with a career best score of 9.525. Her previous high score was 9.325 in the 2016 Courtney Kupets PINK Invitational on March 4.
Her second best score in the meet was in the balance beam. Kalli Jo finished fifth with a 9.375. The beam, in the past, has been her lowest scoring event. On March 12 she earned a 9.000 in the Sumter Shamrock Invitational and that was the only time she had scored in the 9’s until this national tournament.
Kalli Jo placed eighth in the uneven parallel bars with a 8.950 and she she earned a 9.200 in the vault. Overall Kalli Jo finished eighth in her age group with a total score of 37.05- another career best effort surpassing her 36.20 in the Sumter Shamrock Invitational.