Myli Lew, Kieryn Finnell, Greta Krob and Jaysha McClendon topped the all-around standings in their respective divisions at the 2023 American Classic and Hopes Classic over the weekend in Katy, Texas.

American Classic

In Sunday’s senior session at the American Classic, Lew clinched the all-around title with a 51.550, scoring 14.250 on uneven bars, 12.650 on balance beam, 12.850 on vault and an 11.800 on floor exercise. Dulcy Caylor (Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre) was second with a 50.850, and Michelle Pineda (Allen, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics) third with 50.550. Lew’s 14.250 led the way on bars, while Malea Milton (Lee’s Summit, Mo./Great American Gymnastics Express) topped the standings on beam with a 13.300. Pineda was first on floor (13.050), and 2022 American Classic champion Amelia Disidore was best on vault with a 14.250.

Saturday saw American Classic competition in the junior division, where Finnell secured all-around gold with a 52.850, and earned silver on bars (13.650), bronze on beam (13.600), was fifth on vault (13.200) and sixth on floor (12.400). Tatum Drusch and Claire Pease were second (52.200) and third (52.100) all-around. Finnell tied with Sage Bradford for fifth on vault and with Payton Chandler (Frisco, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics) and Ayla Miller (Big Lake, Minn./Twin City Twisters) for sixth on floor. Drusch claimed the vault title (13.500) while Pease tied with Isabella Anzola for beam gold (13.650). Reese Esponda was first on floor with a 13.000.

Hopes Classic

After winning the Hopes 11-12 all-around title in 2022, Krob did the same this year in the 13-14 age group with a 50.450. In addition to her all-around title, Krob topped the bars (12.450) and beam (13.000) podiums and was third on vault (13.000) and floor (12.000). Paityn Adams and Quinn Harris were the all-around silver (48.700) and bronze (48.500) medalists. Krob tied with Si Qi Gundrum and Kirsten Santana for third on floor, while Adams claimed floor gold with a 12.600 and Sadie Goldberg won vault with a 13.200.

McClendon took the 11-12 age group all-around spot Saturday with a 48.700 overall and claimed the uneven bars title with a 13.000. She won silver on floor exercise (12.150), was sixth on vault (12.650) and 19th on balance beam (10.900). Amia Pugh-Banks claimed the second all-around spot (48.500) and Amariah Moore the third (48.350). Nancy Cuoco tied with McClendon for sixth on vault and also took gold on beam with a 13.000. Pugh-Banks won vault (13.350) and floor (12.300).

The American and Hopes Classics served as qualifiers to the 2023 U.S. Gymnastics Championships August 24-27 in San Jose, Calif. and the 2023 Hopes Championships August 4-5 in Hoffman Estates, Ill. Qualified athletes are listed alphabetically by division below.

Senior Elite
Myli Lew — Belmont, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics

Junior Elite
Isabella Anzola — Statham, Ga./Georgia Elite Gymnastics
Sage Bradford — Flower Mound, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics
Ally Damelio — San Mateo, Calif./San Mateo Gymnastics
Nicole Desmond — Wind Gap, Pa./Parkettes National Gymnastics Center
Tatum Drusch — White Bear Lake, Minn./Flips Gymnastics
Reese Esponda — Missoula, Mont./Roots Gymnastics
Kieryn Finnell — Pittsford, N.Y./RGA
Claire Pease — Sunnyvale, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics
Maliha Tressel — Eagan, Minn./Twin City Twisters

13-14 age group
Paityn Adams — Rowlett, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics
Iyla Adkins — Manhattan Beach, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA
Aaliyah Campos — Concord, Calif./East Bay Gymnastics
Celia Frith-Carvalho — Godwin, N.C./Bull City Gymnastics
Sadie Goldberg — Bexley, Ohio/Gym X-Treme
Amy Gonzalez — Salt Lake City, Utah/Olympus Gymnastics
Si Qi Gundrum — Kewaskum, Wis./Salto Gymnastics Center
Quinn Harris — Maineville, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Greta Krob — Tipton, Iowa/IGN
Sophie Kung — Seattle, Wash./Cascade Elite Gymnastics
Gabbie Mitchell — Lawrenceville, Ga./Georgia Elite Gymnastics
Addie Oiler-Velez — Pataskala, Ohio/Buckeye Gymnastics
Kirsten Santana — Nazareth, Pa./CO-OP Gymnastics
Aki Tanda — Sunnyvale, Calif./Airborne Gymnastics Training Center

11-12 age group
Brynley Applegate — Cedar Rapids, Iowa/IGN
Tiraia Ballard — Accokeek, Md./Capital Gymnastics
Brooke Bazan — Manassas, Va./Capital Gymnastics
Emmy Cunningham — Prosper, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics
Nancy Cuoco — Allen, Texas/WOGA Gymnastics
Eva Doherty — Virginia Beach, Va./Excalibur Gymnastics
Elsie Flores — Valley, Neb./Omaha Gymnastics Academy
Alessandra Gaines — San Antonio, Texas/Mavericks Gymnastics
Lilly Ganatos — Van Alstyne, Texas/Metroplex Gymnastics
Brianna Heath — League City, Texas/Pearland Elite
Maya Kosarikova — Spring, Texas/Cypress Academy of Gymnastics
Daisy Lesperance — Fort Mill, S.C./Bull City Gymnastics
Stevie-Rose Mack — Dayton, Ohio/Performance Gymnastics Academy
Anslee McCauley — Marietta, Ga./Georgia All-Star Gymnastics
Jaysha McClendon — Scottsdale, Ariz./Rebound Gymnastics West
Amariah Moore — Wilmington, Del./First State Gymnastics
Amia Pugh-Banks — Newport News, Va./World Class Gymnastics
Danica Sedacca — Simi Valley, Calif./Gymnastics Olympica USA
Kylie Smith — Loveland, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics
Ansley Stevens — Liberty Township, Ohio/Cincinnati Gymnastics