North Island highland dancers placed well at the Sons of Scotland Pacific Northwest Open Championship last weekend, scoring overall first and second runnerup in their age divisions in the event, held in Delta.
Abigail McCorquodale, 8, of Port Hardy, placed second in the Fling, Sword and Half Hullachan, and third in the Seann Truibhas, for an overall placing of first runnerup in the 7-9 Championship.
Xandryn Frost, 9, of Port McNeill, placed fourth in the Fling, fifth in the Sword, second in the Seann Truibhas, and third in the Half Hullachan for an overall placing of second runnerup in the 7-9 Championship.
Both dancers train with Teresa Charlton’s Team Charlton Highland dancers on the North Island. Highland dancing championship season is drawing to a close, with the Canadian Championships taking place in Montreal in the first week of July, and the World Championships which take place in Scotland in August.