Three CBN skaters medal at provincials
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.