Congratulations to our skaters who competed at the Junior Provincial Championships in Clarenville this weekend and earned the Thistle Shield for club with most points, along with twelve medals. The Thistle Shield was presented to the section by the club seven years ago to honour the achievements of Agnes Thistle, long time club member, and this is the first time the club has won the award. In Saturday’s results Laura Murray won a gold in Canskate 5 – 7 years, and Gillian Stevens a bronze in Canskate 5- 8 years. Maria Downey finished 6th in CanSkate 6-7 years. Taylor Druken won gold in Prepreliminary 1- 7 years with Serna Piercey silver. Ashley Stringer won gold and Katrina-Lynn Picco placed third in Prepreliminary 1 – 8 years.
On Sunday Amber Boutcher and Mikayla Downey won gold in preliminary 9 and younger, with Jenny Biles silver, Lauren Woodruff bronze, Grace Clarke 4th and Catherine Power 6th. Janel Hancock placed 5th in Preliminary 10 years. Emma Murray won gold in pre-preliminary 1 – 9 years, and Erin McKinnon bronze in pre-preliminary 1- 10 years.