Days three and four of the Pacific Coast Sectionals saw TEAM LAFSC continue to skate well and we again had several more of our skaters stand on the podium and qualify for the 2013 US National Championships in Omaha, Nebraska in January.
In Novice Pairs Elise Middleton and Robert Hennings skated very well and came home with a Gold Medal! Congratulations to Elise & Robert. Good luck in Omaha!
In Junior Ladies, Amanda Gelb finished in fourth place and qualified for the US National Championships. Congratulations Amanda! Lauren Campbell finished the Junior Ladies event in 8th place.
In Junior Pairs, Devin Perini and partner Chelsey Liu finished the event in second place, and AJ Reiss, with partner Jessica Pfund, came in third place. Both Devin and AJ will be heading with their pairs partners to Omaha. Good luck guys!
In Junior Dance, Yura Min and partner Igor Ogay finished in second place. Congratulations Yura! Emily Day and Kevin Leahy finished the Junior Dance event in sixth place overall.
In Junior Men, Shotaro Omori finished the event in fourth place and qualified for the US National Championships. Good luck in Omaha Shotaro! Spencer Howe finished the event in fifth place overall, and Patrick Leahy finished in sixth place overall.
In Juvenile Boys, Joshua Fendi, doing double duty at Sectionals this year, having won the Juvenile Pairs event with his sister Jasmine earlier in the week, finished in ninth place overall.
Overall LAFSC skaters skated very well, and we are all very proud of your efforts! Let’s wish our 2013 US National Championships Team Members the best of luck in Omaha! Have great skates and enjoy yourselves. We’re rooting for you!
2013 LAFSC US National Championship Team Members:
Ella Ales – Juvenile Girls
Don Baldwin – Senior Pairs
Paolo Borromeo – Novice Men
Karolina Calhoun – Juvenile Girls
Jasmine Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Joshua Fendi – Juvenile Pairs
Amanda Gelb – Junior Ladies
Robert Hennings – Novice Pairs
Lauren Leonesio – Novice Dance
Logan Leonesio – Intermediate Dance
Alexis Middleton – Intermediate Dance
Elise Middleton – Novice Pairs
Yura Min – Junior Dance
Shotaro Omori – Junior Men
Devin Perini – Junior Pairs
AJ Reiss – Junior Pairs
Daniel Samohin – Novice Men
CONGRATULATIONS AND GOOD LUCK IN OMAHA!