Bortz places 14th at Open Championships

Elizabeth Bortz competes during the Rhythmic Open Championships last month. Susan Bortz photo

The Maui News

Elizabeth Bortz of Diane’s Gymnastics Academy in Kahului placed 14th in the all-around competition of her division at the USA Gymnastics Rhythmic Open Championships, held May 24-28 in Lake Placid, N.Y.

Competing in the Level 5, June-December 2007 division, Bortz placed 15th in floor with a score of 6.300, 11th in hoop with an 8.200, 12th in ball with a 6.900 and 18th in clubs with a 4.500.

Bortz has previously earned all-around first-place finishes at the Washington Cup and Colorado State Championships.

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