Talent and hard work paying off for Haley Ellis

Ellis HaleyRAPID CITY, S.D. – Haley Ellis from Rapid City is on the verge of achieving her goal of competing at the collegiate level.

Ellis has made the starting line-up as a freshman on the acrobatics and tumbling team at the University of Oregon.

Her first competition is coming up on February 12 when the ducks compete at the Hawaii Pacific in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Ellis trained at both Just Jymnastics in Rapid City and the Northern Hill Gymnastics Academy in Sturgis.

The former Rapid City Stevens standout won the title on the uneven bars and finished third in the all – around at the 2018 Level 9 Western Championships.

She also qualified for the Level 10 Nationals in 2019.

 

Photo Courtesy: University of Oregon Athletics

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