Acrobatic gymnastics: Elanor Chang, Calista Davis and Madison Freed of Emilia's Acrobatics & Gymnastics Club in Laurel have been selected to represent the United States at the 2018 acrobatic gymnastics world championships April 13-15 in Antwerp, Belgium. Several Maryland competitors were selected for the world age-group competition April 4-10, also in Antwerp. They are: men's group 11-16, Ethan Chang, Devon Freed, Samuel Lacy and Cade Shields of Emilia's; women's group 11-16, Mykaylah Lopez-Torres, Kylie Sarno and Allison Snyder of 1st Class Gymnastics in Annapolis; men's group 12-18, Sean Butehorn, Daniel Disman, Grant Shields and Sean Shields of Emilia's; and women's group 13-19, Calista Draves, Emma Kissel and Aranel Prevost of Xtreme Acro & Cheer in Rockville, and Isabel Chang, Alexandra Gladkova and Caitlyn Kicza of Emilia's. The following were selected as alternates: women's pair 11-16, Jasmine Brewer and Sydney Martin of 1st Class; women's group 11-16, Lara Chapman, Jordyn Feldman and Tess Isaacson of Xtreme; and women's group 12-18, Marisa Gatson, Olivia Struble and Micah Whiteman of Emilia's. USA Gymnastics selected the teams last week after the world team trials at the Texas Academy of Acrobatics and Gymnastics in Baytown.