Abbotsford Skating Club excels at Jingle Blades

Local skaters compete at Vancouver event

Abbotsford figure skaters Megan Geddes

The Abbotsford Skating Club travelled to Vancouver for the annual Jingle Blades competition from Nov. 25 to 27, and owned the podium in the Star 9 Ladies division.

The ASC trio of Megan Geddes, Emma Harley and Taralyn Geddes finished first, second and third respectively in the division at the event.

Also earning a top-three showing in the ranked divisions was Della Williamson, who finished second in Star 6.

Narrowly missing out on a podium finish was Mica Kerr (Star 5 bronze interpretive, fourth) and Emma Harley (Star 10, fourth).

Other top showings in the ranked divisions included: Jessica Pawlovich (Star 10, fifth), Taralyn Geddes (Star 10, sixth), Jennifer Oh (Star 8, fourth, and Star 9, fifth), Karman Gill (Star 6, 11th), Emily Haw (Star 6, ninth), Ainsley Young (Star 6, seventh), Emilie Ruffell (Star 5 13 and over, eighth), Anika Phinney (Star 5 13 under, sixth) and Nicole Krahn (Star 4, ninth).

ASC skaters competing in Star 1-3 at the event included: Libby Tucker (Star 1, bronze ribbon), Harleen Herr (Star 1, bronze ribbon), Olivia Sidhu (Star 2, silver ribbon), Lily Crondahl (Star 2, gold ribbon), Priya Alamwala (Star 2, silver ribbon), Yazmeen Neger (Star 2, bronze ribbon), Marissa Man (Star 2, bronze ribbon), Kendra Walls (Star 2, silver ribbon), Kameron Brar (Star 2, silver ribbon), Jonah Kittson (Star 2 Boys, silver ribbon), Jada Mann (Star 3, silver ribbon), Anika Doerksen (Star 3, silver ribbon) and Jaymee Downey (Star 3, bronze ribbon).

The next local event for the club is the Christmas Family Fun skate on Dec. 7 at the Matsqui Recreation Centre.

The next big competition is the 2017 BC Coast Region Championships WinterSkate, which runs from Feb. 3 to 5 in Delta.

For more information on the club, visit abbotsfordskatingclub.org.

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