Con­cep­tion Bay North skaters medal in re­cent com­pe­ti­tions

Nine qual­ify for Skate NL Provin­cials in Clarenville later this month

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In­di­vid­ual and team fig­ure skaters from Con­cep­tion Bay North fared well at a pair of re­cent com­pe­ti­tions in New­found­land.

Danielle Mercer and Bri­anna Russell both placed first in their re­spec­tive cat­e­gories at the Skate NL Eastern Divi­sion­als last month, and two syn­chro teams medalled at a meet in Con­cep­tion Bay South.

Danielle placed first in the Star 4 (over 13 years) cat­e­gory at the com­pe­ti­tion in Tor­bay. Fel­low Con­cep­tion Bay North Skat­ing Club mem­bers Emily Daw­son and Han­nah Green placed sixth and tenth re­spec­tively.

Bri­anna won the Star 5 ( over 13 years) event. Her team­mates com­pet­ing in that cat­e­gory were He­lena Churchill (eighth), Ju­lia Keefe (ninth) and Natalie Mercer (12th).

At the El­iz­a­beth Swan Memo­rial Syn­chro­nized Skat­ing Com­pe­ti­tion, the CBN Skat­ing Club’s Begin­ner 2 team, the Ice Gems, placed first. The Ju­ve­nile Ice Creams placed sev­enth and the Pre-Novice Ici­cles were sixth.

The club from Con­cep­tion Bay North will send nine skaters to the Skate NL Provin­cials in Clarenville Feb. 17-19 — He­lena Churchill, Emily Daw­son, Katie Daw­son, Ju­lia Keefe, Laura Keefe, Danielle Mercer, Natalie Mercer, Toni­lynn Parsons and Bri­anna Russell.

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The Ice Gems claimed first place in the Begin­ner 2 divi­sion at the El­iz­a­beth Swan Memo­rial Syn­chro­nized Skat­ing Com­pe­ti­tion in Con­cep­tion Bay South Jan. 21-22.

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The Con­cep­tion Bay North Fig­ure Skat­ing Club sent 13 skaters to the Skate NL Eastern Divi­sion­als last month in Tor­bay, Jan. 21-22.

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