Savanah Whitten, a sixth grade gymnast at Springfield Middle took second place all-around in the Level 8 12-year old division of the State Championship Gymnastics Meet March 29.
She also placed third on balance beam and won first place on the uneven bars with a score of 9.325, making her the State Champion on the bars for the third year in a row. Whitten qualified to compete at the multi-state Regional Championships in Chattanooga May 2-4. She is competing as an independent and is coached by Kevin Key of Rock Hill. She is the youngest competitor in her division at only 11 years.