EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

March 28, 2013

Haverhill 10-year-old wins another state title


The Eagle-Tribune

---- — HOLYOKE — Haverhill’s Julia Bedell, 10, won the Level 6 Massachusetts state gymnastics championship in Holyoke earlier this month.

She won the balance beam (9.625), the floor exercises (9.575) and was second on vault (9.4) and won the all-around (37.4).

This is the second straight year Bedell has been a state champ. She won the all-around in level 5 last year.

Bedell also competed in the Gasparilla Classic held at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Fla. the first weekend of March, competing against more than 3,000 gymnasts.

She also won the all-around at that meet.

She trains about 16 hours a week at Legends Gymnastics in North Andover.