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.
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.
• 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)