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Synchronized skaters excel in Massachusetts

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Synchronized skaters excel in Massachusetts

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Synchronized skaters from the North Atlantic Figure Skating Club in Falmouth took part in the Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating Competition in Lowell, Mass., earlier this month.

The Nor’Easter Flurettes, ages 6-8, competed in their first competition and placed fourth in their level. The team is coached by Rob Yokabaskas.  

Left to right: Ellie Bouman (Freeport), Skylar Bush (Falmouth), Lauryn Casey (Brunswick), Madeline Jacobsen (Falmouth), Lyla Casey (Brunswick), Lily Jessen (Freeport), Hannah Taggart (Scarborough), Lainey Bender (Falmouth), Rosie Graceffa (Falmouth).

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The Nor’Easter Flurries are a Beginner 1 team in their second competitive season with 12 skaters ages 7-10 years old. Coached by Debra Coppinger and Susan Yokabaskas, the team ended the season as undefeated gold medalists, skating in the Cape Cod Synchronized Classic, the Boston Synchronized Skating Classic and the Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating competitions.  

Left to right: Cosima Curran (Cumberland), Daisy Brewer (Yarmouth), Alexandra Albano Fontaine (Scarborough), Piper Bickerstaff (Falmouth), Tatum Brewer (Yarmouth), Angelina Graceffa (Falmouth), Evelyn Agrodnia (Cape Elizabeth), Kate Bender (Falmouth), Alexa Hankins (Durham), Lily Miles (Freeport), Norah Myers (Falmouth), Chloe Bush (Falmouth).

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The Nor’Easter Pre-Juvenile team is in its fourth competitive season and has 13 skaters, ages 11-14.  The team, coached by Coppinger and Rob Yokabaskas, won the silver medal in the Colonial Classic Synchronized Skating Competition and also skated at the Boston Synchronized Skating Classic and the Cape Cod Classic Synchronized Skating competitions.  

Top row (left to right): Victoria Malayev (Scarborough), Lucia Bolles (Yarmouth), Heather Diver (Bowdoinham), Veronica Tarr (Freeport), Ally Huard (Falmouth), Violet Singer (Falmouth)  

Bottom row: Barrett Reed (Scarborough), Faith Mitchell (Sweden), Katie Callahan (Bowdoin), Madelin Jospeh (Bowdoinham), Eden Larsen (Scarborough), Kyla Gallup (Falmouth), Kaitlin Malayev (Scarborough).