Local Gymkana teamdoes well at event

July 07, 2007 12:00 am

Four members of the Lake Earl Grange Gymkana team earned champion honors at the Region 13 Gymkana competition in McKinleyville on June 30. Gymkana is an equestrian sport. Charles Penn, 15, was champion in the Division 5 competition. Dalton Nichols, 7, garnered a reserve champion title in Division 6. Taylor Sturdevant, 14, was reserve champion in Division 7, while Jordan Sturdevant, 12, was reserve champion in the open 12 and under division. Eighty-plus riders took part in the event. Other local riders who took part included Ashley Hartwick, 14; Chelsea Scribner, 12; Jess Brown, 16; Maria Pilipenko, 13; Collin Sturdevant, 12; Gala Pilipenko,12; Lydia Loftin, 14; Levi Scribner; McKinzie Pickerill,13; and Cole Harper, 7