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First time’s a charm for Amherst Gliders

The Amherst Gliders Elementary team earned second place at the 2018 Atlantic Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. The silver-medal winning team is (front, from left) Eve Scott, Alexis Robblee, Savanah Cobbett, Rachel MacDiarmid, (back, from left) Olivia Doucette, Mia Farrow, Zoe Lirette, Isabel Brownell and Katie McIlvena.
The Amherst Gliders Elementary team earned second place at the 2018 Atlantic Canada Synchronized Skating Championships. The silver-medal winning team is (front, from left) Eve Scott, Alexis Robblee, Savanah Cobbett, Rachel MacDiarmid, (back, from left) Olivia Doucette, Mia Farrow, Zoe Lirette, Isabel Brownell and Katie McIlvena. - Dave Mathieson

AMHERST – Competing at such a high level was something new to the Amherst Gliders Elementary Synchronized Skating Team, but you wouldn’t know it from the results.

The nine-girl team, coached by Laura Ashley Farrow, earned silver in the Elementary category at the 2018 Atlantic Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Liverpool last weekend.

Team’s from throughout Atlantic Canada competed at the championships, and the Amherst Gliders competed against five other teams in the Elementary category.

The girls are members of the Amherst Skating Club.

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