Provincial A Championship March 5 & 6
Provincial A Championship, Kitchener – Waterloo, March 5-6, 2016
The Oakville Club had 27 members qualify to compete at the Provincial A Championship (total 127 skaters). Once again, Oakville qualified by far the largest number of skaters of any Club in the Province of Ontario.
Emma Borca Ainsley Little Alina Santos Nicole Vrainovski
Sydney Little Brittany Pan Danial El Sammak Electra Halushak
Erin Stewart Alexis Halushak Megan Keenan Andrew Liou
Kai Abdool Alex Giannotti Jaden Lo Frank Feng
Andrew Xu Cyprien Petiteville Adam DeVellis James Nelson
Ian Welsby Tiago Santos Tom Watson Joshua Sullivan
Daniel Giannotti Nicholas Kothleitner Samuel Mathew
Our Provincial A Skaters brought home 9 Medal in their respective Age Class
Gold – Andrew Liou – 11 year old male, Alex Giannotti – 12 year old male
Silver – Nicole Vrazinoski – 13 year old female; Dania El Sammak – 14 year old female; Erin Stewart – Junior A female; Ian Welsby 14 year old male
Bronze – Alina Santos – 12 year old female; Megan Keenan – Junior A female; Tiago Santos – 14 year old male
7 Further Excellent Top Six Placements:
Ainsley Little – 5th and Emma Borca – 6th – 11 year old female
Alexis Halushak – 4th Junior B female
Kai Abdool – 5th – 11 year old male
Jaden Lo – 5th – 12 year old male
Adam DeVellis – 5th – 13 year old male
Tom Watson – 6th Junior B male
Due to their hard work and dedication the following 11 skaters Qualified to compete at the Canada East Championship being held in Charlottetown, PEI on March 25 and 26, 2016:
Alex Giannotti Nicole Vrazinoski Dania El Sammak Ian Welsby Alina Santos Daniel Giannotti.
Alternates – Ainsley Little, Tiago Santos, Nicholas Kothleitner, Electra Halushak and Jaden Lo
Congratulations to Daniel Giannotti who skated his 500m time under 50 seconds at Provincial A – 49.42 seconds. Daniel has had a truly amazing season starting out in the Regional Series then Qualifying for the Provincial Series in December and now Qualified to compete at Canada East Championship for his age class. Well Done Daniel!!!! Emma Borca, Ainsley Little and Cyprien Petiteville as well started out in the Regional Series and through hard work battled their way to the Provincial Championships.
To Coach Matt and Emma, the Club can never ever begin to ever Thank You enough for your Professionalism, Dedication, Strategies, Effort and Proven Results
To any skater/family who did not take a moment at some point during the weekend to express their Appreciation to Matt and Emma – this week is not too late. Thank you to the many of the skaters and families who have already done so.