TEAMS from Edgehill College in Bideford travelled to Brussels for the Girls Independent Schools' Gymnastics Association championships. This competition brings together many of the top young gymnasts from this country and British independent schools over

TEAMS from Edgehill College in Bideford travelled to Brussels for the Girls Independent Schools' Gymnastics Association championships. This competition brings together many of the top young gymnasts from this country and British independent schools overseas. The North Devon girls were certainly not out of place in their debut entry into the event. The intermediate girls were the pick of the bunch, winning medals for coming fifth in the team event and sixth in the group sequence. Grace Woolway lead the team, coming 10th individually, with Lauren East and Millie Taylor-Richards 21st and 26th respectively.Sophie Percival wowed the judges with her vaulting skills, taking the highest score of the competition with a 9.95 on the compulsory vault in the senior event. She finished 10th overall, with Stephanie Green just behind in 12th.In the junior section Kate Edwards performed well to be placed 21st and Anna Charles from St. Michael's School finished 31st in the intermediate event. There were more than 70 gymnasts in each category and the top awards were taken by schools from the South East or from overseas. * * *This weekend Edgehill will host the North Devon Schools' Gymnastics Competition. More than 390 young gymnasts will be competing, ages 3-11 on Saturday and seniors on Sunday.