Sports

Skating event brings rewards

Duncan Skating Club members did well in the Island Interclub competition. - submitted
Duncan Skating Club members did well in the Island Interclub competition.
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Skaters from the three participating valley clubs put themselves to the test to impress the judges in the Island Interclub figure skating competition in Nanaimo.

Fuller Lake Skating Club put another strong contingent on the ice, led by Riley Buckner and Sarah Kedves. Buckner came first in Senior Silver women’s freeskate while Kedves claimed second place in the Juvenile women’s U14 freeskate division.

Preliminary dance brought a sixth-place finish for Jazmin and Joshua Wheeler.

Joshua Wheeler also earned a bronze in Star 2 boys.

Grace Couves, Danika Hakala, Brielle Varasteh and Jazmin Wheeler received bronze in Star 3A girls while Adriana Openshaw was the recipient of a merit award.

Paris Hanke and Caiden Varasteh were each awarded bronze in Star 3B girls.

Duncan Skating Club’s list of skaters was reduced slightly by injuries.

Baylee Hopwo finished sixth in Introductory Interpretive and 10th in Star 3 13 and over Group 2.

Bronze awards were given across the board to Duncan skaters Peyton Kong, Ryley MacDonald, Grace Haugen, Camryn Visscher and Sonja McCormack in their various Star 2 groups.

Jenna Batty received silver in Star 3A Group 1, Haley Dragicevich bronze in Group 2 and Hannah Kushner bronze in Group 3.

Stephanie Hleck was a merit recipient in Star 3B Group 1.

Kerry Park Skating Club had just one entrant and Cecilia Faustino collected the bronze ribbon for Star 3.

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