GYMNASTS TO KNOW

Lindsay Chohon, Jr., Niwot: Will be a pivotal part of a Niwot squad that has placed itself among the state elite in the last few seasons. A state placer on the bars and vault last season.

Abbi Edgerly, Sr., Broomfield: The Eagles senior has been a star on the floor, placing last season. She will hope to better her all-around performance in her final prep season.

Taylor Green, So., Niwot: Expectations were high for Green as a freshman and after a year under her belt and experience at state, she is primed for a significant jump.

Abby Holbrook, Sr., Broomfield: It will be the final season for a Holbrook at Broomfield and after placing on the beam and bars last year, she has her sights set on a big finish.

Lilliana Martin, Sr., Niwot: In her final season competing with her mom/coach, Martin will look to move up after place seventh on the floor last season.

POSTSEASON INFORMATION

Regional meets to be held on Oct. 28.

State meet: Nov. 2-4 at Thornton High School.

TEAM-BY-TEAM OUTLOOK

BROOMFIELD EAGLES

Coach: Whitney Parzybok (1st season).

Last year: Third at Class 5A state meet.

Returning state qualifiers: Abbi Edgerly (Sr., floor); Abby Holbrook (Sr., beam and bars).

Others to watch: Darcy Jew (Fr.); Melanie Roberts (So.); Nicole Remund (Sr.).


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Outlook: It would appear on paper that the Eagles, who despite their losses, should be right back in contention when the state tournament rolls around. Parzybok, an assistant for the last seven years, takes over a team that has finished in the top three of the state meet for each of the last six seasons.

LEGACY/MOUNTAIN RANGE MUSTANGS

Coach: Diane Clark (5th season).

Last year: 10th at 5A state finals.

Returning state qualifiers: None.

Others to watch: Chandler Brown (Jr.); Emily Crosier (Jr.); Caitlyn Hoffman (Sr.); Ali Huppert (Sr.); Jordan Montz (Jr.); Melissa Wood (Sr.).

Outlook: Said Clark: "We are in a rebuilding year, hoping not a lot of teams are scoring super high so that we can go to state again this year."

NIWOT COUGARS

Coach: Marisa Purcell (2nd season).

Last season: Class 4A runner-up.

Returning state qualifiers: Lindsay Chohon (Jr.); Taylor Green (So.); Lilliana Martin (Sr.).

Other to watch: None.

Outlook: Said Purcell: "My expectations stays the same. To come together as a team and do our best. Work hard and up lift one another when times are tough. I want the girls to have fun but also learn the importance of a good work ethic, responsibility and how to be a good team player."

Broomfield’s Abby Holbrook performs at state last season.
Broomfield's Abby Holbrook performs at state last season. (Jeremy Papasso / Staff Photographer)

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