Mariposa sending 13 to Rob McCall event

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Thirteen members of the Mariposa East Skating Centre have been named to represent the club at the 2020 Rob McCall Memorial competition taking place this weekend in St. Margaret’s Bay.

The list includes Kailyn Ryan, Elanna Brinton, Rachel MacDiarmid, Katelyn Li, Marlee MacDiarmid, Brooke Pennington, Kaycee Murdoch, Sarah Higdon, Casey Ryan, Mallory Matlock, Madison Fortune, Addison Dunphy and Sydney Hillier.

Higdon is among club members who are part of Team Nova Scotia competing on March 28 and 29 at Skate Atlantica in Paradise, NL.

Other places on the team will be determined by means of events that include the McCall competition, as well as the provincial championships slated for February 22 and 23 in Amherst.

The top six skaters in the categories that include Star to Gold and Pre-Juvenile to Novice will comprise the Nova Scotia team once selections are completed.

The Mariposa East Skating Centre hosts practices throughout the week at the Pictou County Wellness Centre. It is linked to the Mariposa School of Skating in Ontario.


Members of the Mariposa East Figure Skating Club are preparing for the annual Rob McCall figure skating competition taking place February 7 to 9 in St. Margaret’s Bay. Front row, from left: Kailyn Ryan, Elanna Brinton, Rachel MacDiarmid, Katelyn Li and Marlee MacDiarmid. Back row: Brooke Pennington, Kaycee Murdoch, Sarah Higdon, Casey Ryan and Mallory Matlock. Missing are Madison Fortune, Addison Dunphy and Sydney Hillier. (Goodwin photo)