Local youth places seventh at Region One gymnastics champs
Ethan Johnson, a fifth grader at Earhart Elementary School, just finished a great gymnastics season with Cal’s Golden Bears compulsory team. Competing at Level 6, Ethan earned his way to the NorCal State Meet where he finished seventh overall. With his high scores, he qualified for the Region 1 finals in San Diego on April 18. Thirty-nine gymnasts battled it out for the tops spots. Ethan held his ground and placed second on floor, fourth on parallel bars and seventh All Around. Region 1 is made up of Northern California, Southern California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii.