Skaters excel at regionals
Competitors with the Conception Bay North Figure Skating Club turned in an impressive performance at the eastern regionals in Marystown on Jan. 8-9, coming away with 18 medals, including seven gold.
Ten skaters qualified for the provincial championship in March. They include the following: Katie Dawson, Toni-Lynn Parsons, McKenna Mercer, Laura Keefe, Maya Petten, Bailey Fowler, Stephanie French, Ashley Porter, Natalie Keeping ( bye) and Katie Cranford ( bye). “ The club did quite,” said spokesperson Sherri Keefe. Among the highlights was the presentation of the Hart Award to McKenna Mercer. This award is presented to the skater who puts his/her heart and soul into the performance and represents the true meaning of figure skating. McKenna took gold in the preliminary women category (age nine and under).