Highland dancers score medal haul

Local highland dancers in the medals in down-Island competitions.

Beginners Kalina Cotter and Jerzie Cheetham of Port Hardy each earned aggregate championships in their respective divisions to highlight North Island finishes by Team Charlton Highland Dancers at competitions in Campbell River and Courtenay in March.

Cotter won the Sean Truibhas and was second in three other dances to win the aggregate point title in the Beginner-11 class in Campbell River Mar. 9.

The following day in Courtenay, Cheetham won the Beginner 8-under aggregate crown after placing first in fling, sword and reel and placing second in flora in the class.

Other wins on the weekend were earned by Kylie McDonald of Port Hardy (Beginner-11), Emily Walker of Port Hardy (Premier-14) and Georgia Walkus of Port Hardy (Premier 11-under).

 

 

 

Highland Dance results by

Team Charlton Highland Dancers

 

 

 

at Campbell River

 

 

 

Primary dancers — Paisley Barolet, Kaia MacKay, Sarah Tupper, Mecca Humphrey.

Beginner-9 — Sword: 1. Jerzie Cheetham. Seann Truibhas: 6. Cheetham.

Beginner-11 — Fling: 1. Kylie McDonald; 2. Kalina Cotter. Sword: 1. McDonald; 2. Cotter. Seann Triubhas: 1. Cotter; 3. McDonald. Lilt: 2. Cotter. Aggregate winner: Cotter.

Beginner 11-over — Fling: 3. Danielle Wigard. Sword: 4. Wigard. Seann Triubhas: 4. Shreya Narayan; 6. Wigard. Lilt: 4. Narayan.

Novice-12 — Sword: 2. Eileah Cotter. Seann Triubhas: 3. Cotter. Lilt: 2. Cotter. Flora: 2. Cotter.

Premier-14 — Fling: 4. Emily Walker. Sword: 1. Walker. Highland Laddie: 4. Walker. Village Maid: 3. Walker. Blue Bonnets: 4. Walker.

 

 

 

at Courtenay

 

 

 

Primary — Pas de Basques: 6. Sarah Tupper.

Beginner 8-under — Fling: 1. Cheetham; 6. Emma Harrison. Sword: 1. Cheetham. Reel: 1. Cheetham. Lilt: 6. Emma Walkus. Flora: 2. Cheetham. Aggregate winner: Cheetham.

Beginner 10-under — Fling: 3. McDonald. Sword: 5. McDonald. Lilt: 1. McDonald. Flora: 2. McDonald.

Beginner 11-over — Sword: 5. Wigard. Lilt: 4. Wigard. Flora: 5. Wigard.

Novice 11 — Sword: 2. K. Cotter. Flora: 3. K. Cotter.

Intermediate 11-under — Fling: 4. E. Cotter. Seann Truibhas: 4. E. Cotter. Half-Tulloch: 3. E. Cotter. Johnny: 4. E. Cotter. Hornpipe: 6. E. Cotter.

Intermediate 12-over — Seann Truibhas: 5. Catherine Symons.

Premier 11-under — Fling: 3. Georgia Walkus; 4. Walker; 5. Xandryn Frost. Seann Triubhas: 1. G. Walkus; 4. Frost; 5. Walker. Full Tulloch: 3. G. Walkus. Earl of Errol: 3. Jenna Brown; 4. Frost. Hornpipe: 3. Frost; 4. Brown; 5. G. Walkus.