Three CBN skaters medal at provin­cials

The Compass - - ORTHTE -

Three mem­bers of the Con­cep­tion Bay North Fig­ure Skat­ing Club came away with medals from the 2011 La­mon­tage Skate Canada New­found­land and Labrador pro­vin­cial cham­pi­onships in Tor­bay ear­lier this month.

Maya Pet­ten won sil­ver in the un­der-9 pre­lim­i­nary cat­e­gory, while team­mates McKenna Mercer fin­ished fourth and Laura Keefe fin­ished sixth.

To n i - Ly n n Par s ons won bronze in the ages 10 and 11 pre­lim­i­nary cat­e­gory, while Katie Daw­son fin­ished fourth.

In the in­ter­pre­ta­tive cat­e­gory, Katie Cran­ford claimed sil­ver.

Other CBN skaters posted the fol­low­ing re­sults:

• Bai­ley Fowler - fifth in 12and-un­der ju­nior bronze cat­e­gory;

• Stephanie French - 11th in 13-and-olde rju­nior bronze cat­e­gory;

• Ash­ley Porter - 8th in the bronze in­ter­pre­ta­tive cat­e­gory).

Four­teen-year-old Natalie Keep­ing had qual­i­fied for the provin­cials, but did not com­pete be­cause she had just re­turned from the Canada Win­ter Games, where she was a mem­ber of the pro­vin­cial fe­male hockey team.

Ov e r 2 5 0 skaters from through­out the prov­ince and St. Pierre took part in the competition, which was hosted by the Prince of Wales Skat­ing Club.

The Chap­man Award for the club ac­cu­mu­lat­ing the most points was awarded to t he Mount Pearl Skat­ing Club, win­ners of t h e Al lan David­son Award for most im­proved club was Is­land Blades Fig­ure Skat­ing Club of Twill­ingate, and the Avalon Re­gion was named the re­cip­i­ent of the Pound Award for ac­cu­mu­lat­ing the most re­gional points.

Mean­while, the CBN skaters who com­peted at the provin­cials will also per­form at the club’s an­nual ice show in Har­bour Grace on April 10. The show be­gins at 3 p. m.

Mem­bers of the Con­cep­tion Bay North Fig­ure Skat­ing Club that qual­i­fied to com­pete at the re­cent provin­cials in Tor­bay in­cluded: Front (l-r) — Katie Daw­son, McKenna Mercer, Laura Keefe, Maya Pet­ten, Toni-lynn Parsons; back — Stephanie French, Katie Cran­ford, Natalie Keep­ing, Ash­ley Porter and Bai­ley Fowler.

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