Members of the Duncan Skating Club wrapped up the season at the Vancouver Island Skate International competition earlier this month. (Lorraine Francisty photo)

Duncan skaters wrap up season at VISI

Peyton Kong leads with way with season-best performance

The Duncan Skating Club wrapped up the 2016-17 competitive season with a strong showing at the Vancouver Island Skate International in Parksville on April 7-9, where they were up against skaters from across the Island, as well as Yellowknife, Whitehorse and the Lower Mainland.

“Overall the skaters did well and skated their best,” head coach Lorraine Francisty said.

Peyton Kong had her best outing this year, just missing third place in STAR Girls 13 &over Group 1.

Other skaters representing the Duncan club:

Lyla deLeeuw (silver in STAR 1 Girls Group 5), Aidan Wetzel-Eden (bronze in STAR 2 Boys), Kori Kaelble (bronze in STAR 2 Girls Group 4), Raleigh Rodney (bronze in STAR 2 Girls Group 3), Chelsea Hickey (bronze in STAR 2 Girls Group 6), Anika Olson (silver in STAR 2 Girls Group 9), Sophia Ryan (bronze in STAR 3 Girls Group 8), Hailey Cerrer (sixth in STAR 4 Girls U13 Group 4), Rylee Smith (eighth in STAR 5 Girls U13 Group 2), DelRae Olson (10th in STAR 5 Girls 13 &Over Group 1), Ryley MacDonald (sixth in STAR 5 Girls 13 &Over Group 2), Sophia Hodgins (10th in STAR 5 Girls 13 &Over Group 2), Haley Dragicevich (14th in STAR 6 Women), Cecilia Faustino (10th in STAR 8 Women), Anna Brancato (12th in STAR 8 Women and ninth in Gold Interpretive), Keilen Russell (eighth in Pre-Juvenile Women U13), Brianna Ellison (gold in Pre-Introductory Interpretive), Sonja McCormack (15th in Bronze Interpretive), Stephanie Hleck (13th in Silver Interpretive), and Sarah Haley (15th in Silver Interpretive).

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