Ponoka skaters return with medals from competition

Skaters with the Ponoka Skating Club had a strong weekend in Red Deer Thursday, March 19 to 22 during a fun skate competition.

Skaters with the Ponoka Skate Club show off their medals Wednesday

Skaters with the Ponoka Skate Club show off their medals Wednesday

Skaters with the Ponoka Skating Club had a strong weekend in Red Deer Thursday, March 19 to 22 during a fun skate competition.

A total of 11 skaters returned with medals from the Red Deer Skating Club’s Fun on Ice competition.

“I had the privilege of coaching many of the skaters who represented Ponoka this past weekend at the Fun on Ice competition in Red Deer,” said coach Brandi McClaflin.

She is proud of their performance and says they made some great accomplishments over the season.

“Whether the girls were competing in single or team events they all did a tremendous job representing our club and town bringing home numerous medals,” she said.

Medal winners:

• Bailey Rush: free skate, gold and interpretative, gold.

• Kate McNalley: elements, silver; free skate, gold and team event, gold.

• Tori McNalley: free skate, gold; interpretive, gold; team event, gold and elements, gold.

• Tegan Lefebvre: free skate, silver; interpretive, silver and team event, gold.

• Maddy Underhill: free skate, gold; team event, gold and elements, silver.

• Janaya Rawji: elements, gold and free skate, bronze.

• Madison Fleck: elements, gold; free skate, gold and team event, gold.

• Rylan Hagemann: interpretive, silver; free skate, gold and team event, gold.

• Skye Whitford: interpretive, silver and free skate, bronze.

• Emily David: interpretive, silver; team event, gold and free skate, silver.

• Mallory McNalley: free skate, gold; elements, gold and team event, gold.