The Cape Cod Classic takes place this weekend, December 9-10, and marks the first senior competition on the east coast this season. The 19-time national champions, the Haydenettes face Team Image’s new senior team.
Precisely Right joins the mix of junior teams who competed recently at the Thanksgiving Classic. The Skyliners, Lexettes and Synchroettes will look to improve their scores of 51.82, 43.98 and 35.18 respectively in the short program and 92.28, 86.78 and 75.72 in the
In the novice division the Skyliners look to continue their winning streak entering the competition with a gold medal from the Thanksgiving Classic and a score of 57.61. They will be challenged by last year’s national champions, the Ice Mates, as well as the Colonials, Synchroettes and Team Image. The Colonials look to improve their previous score of 46.40 and the Synchroettes hope to improve their 45.64.
Eight teams will compete in the intermediate division including the 2011 national silver medalists, the Skyliners, and national competitors, the Colonials. The Star Mates from the Hayden Recreation Center will make their debut in the intermediate division.
Three teams are set to compete in collegiate division—the University of New Hampshire, Boston University and the University of Massachusetts. UNH and BU placed seventh and tenth respectively at the 2011 national championships.
The beginner 1 level welcomes five teams, including the Thanksgiving Classic gold medalists, Icing on the Cape. Beginner 2 welcomes eight teams from as far away as Maryland, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Twelve teams will compete in the preliminary division. Expected leaders include the two teams from Skyliners who placed first and second at the Thanksgiving Classic as well as Team Image and the Synchroettes who placed third and fourth.
In the pre-juvenile division the Skyliners, Team Winterettes and the Excel Crystals Gold and White (who placed first, second, fourth and fifth at the Thanksgiving Classic) will be challenged by seven other teams from across Massachusetts, Nantucket and Washington D.C.
Philadelphia Symmetry juvenile makes the trip up north to see where they fit against the six juvenile teams who previously faced off at the Thanksgiving Classic. Expected leaders include the Synchroettes, Mini Mates and Skyliners.
Open juvenile is the largest division with 13 teams from Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York and Washington D.C. The Superettes won the division at the Thanksgiving Classic.
Team Excel open collegiate makes their debut against Bryant University, and the Colonials adult team returns to the division after a year hiatus against Esprit de Corps. Esprit de Corps will be the only team in the masters division.
Competitors in the open adult division include Esprit de Corps, Nor’Easters, Perpetual Motion and the Colonials.
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