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Multiple Trinity-Conception-Placentia skaters medal at competition in Gander

Members of the CBN Skating Club that competed at the Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate in Gander. From the left, Keira Dowden, Julia Keefe, Laura Keefe, Danielle Mercer, Brianna Russell, Chloe Keefe and Kendra Dowden. — Submitted photo
Members of the CBN Skating Club that competed at the Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate in Gander. From the left, Keira Dowden, Julia Keefe, Laura Keefe, Danielle Mercer, Brianna Russell, Chloe Keefe and Kendra Dowden. — Submitted photo -

GANDER, NL — Four figure skaters from the Trinity-Conception-Placentia area stepped off the ice in Gander recently and returned home with medals.

The Conception Bay North Skating Club and Trinity Placentia Figure Skating Club sent over a dozen competitors combined to the Rebecca Pack Memorial Friendship Skate, held Oct. 21-22.

CBN skater Laura Keefe claimed gold in the STAR 6 women's event, as did Kaitlyn Smith in the STAR 4 girl's under-13 category.

 

These young athletes represented the Trinity Placentia Figure Skating Club at the Rebecca Pack Friendship Memorial Skate. From the left, Erica Newhook, Claire Barron, Kaitlyn Bishop, Kyla Smith, Kaitlyn Smith and Allyson Chard. — Submitted photo
These young athletes represented the Trinity Placentia Figure Skating Club at the Rebecca Pack Friendship Memorial Skate. From the left, Erica Newhook, Claire Barron, Kaitlyn Bishop, Kyla Smith, Kaitlyn Smith and Allyson Chard. — Submitted photo

 

Erica Newhook from the Trinity Placentia club won a bronze medal in the STAR 7 women's event and fourth at the STAR 6 level. Brianna Russell from the CBN group earned a bronze as well competing in the STAR 5 over-13 category.

Other results:

• STAR 5 (over 13 years)

Julia Keefe - 7th (CBN)

Danielle Mercer – 22nd (CBN)

• STAR 4 (over 13)

Kyla Smith – 4th (Trinity Placentia)

Kaitlyn Bishop – 7th (Trinity Placentia)

• STAR 4 (under 13)

Chloe Keefe – 8th (CBN)

Allyson Chard – 12th (Trinity Placentia)

• STAR 3

Keira Dowden - Skate to Standard (CBN)

• STAR 2

Kendra Dowden - Skate to Standard (CBN)

• Pre-Novice Women

Claire Barron – 8th (Trinity Placentia)

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