Team Charlton Dancers travelled down island to Comox on March 10 to compete in the North Island Highland Dancing Association’s 47th Annual dance competition.
Team Charlton dancers results:
Mayumi Hinatsu placed first in the Fling, Sword, Reel, Lilt and Flora. Hinatsu won the aggregate for her category and the Jonathon Burns memorial trophy for highest points in the morning events.
Talia Child placed fourth in Flora, second in Sword, second in Reel, third in Lilt, and third in Flora.
Paige Greer placed fifth in Flora, third in Sword, and fifth in Lilt.
Paisley Barolet placed third in Flora, first in Sword, second in Reel, and second in Lilt.
Natalee Hunt placed third in Sword, fourth in Reel, fifth in Lilt, and fifth in Flora.
The results for the afternoon dancing (Intermediate and Premier) are as follows:
Kylie McDonald, Madison Grenier and Emily Walker of Team Charlton Highland Dancing received aggregate trophies in their respective categories.
McDonald placed first in Fling, first in Strathspey, third in Hornpipe, and third in Seann Triubhas.
Grenier placed first in Fling, first in Seann Triubhas, fourth in Strathspey, first in Laddie, and first in Hornpipe.
Walker placed first in Fling, third in Seann Triubhas, first in Strathspey, and first in Hornpipe.
Emma Harrison placed fifth in Laddie and fifth in Hornpipe.
Abigail McCorquodale of Port Hardy, now dancing in Nanaimo, also won the aggregate trophy for her age group, which is Premier Under 14, after placing third in the Fling, first in Seann Triubhas, first in Strathspey, first in Laddie, and first in Hornpipe.
– Gazette staff