By Katie Fiore
Last weekend was the 2014 Boston Synchronized Skating Classic. This year’s competition experienced tremendous growth from year’s past.
The senior division included Haydenettes and Team Excel. In the short program Haydenettes won with a total score of 60.38 and skated clean. Team Excel followed in second place with a total score of 34.68. Later in the day the two teams competed their long programs, and Haydenettes earned the gold medal with a total score of 114.05 with one deduction. Team Excel placed second with a clean skate and a total score of 70.98.
The junior division included Lexettes and Synchroettes. Lexettes won the short program with a score of 45.79 and no deductions followed by Synchroettes which scored 38.51. Lexettes won the long program with a total score of 80.63 with a deduction score of 3.50, and the Synchroettes placed second with a total score of 66.50 and a deduction score of 2.00.
Ice Mates won the novice division with a clean skate and a total score of 59.98, followed by Synchroettes(53.38) , Team Ashburn (44.35), and Team Image (39.29).
Star Mates won the intermediate division with a total score of 52.28 and no deductions, followed by Team Excel (50.39), Team Espirit (43.35), Team Ashburn (42.56), Superettes (40.73), Synchroettes (40.11), Team Image (39.51), Precisely Right (39.28), Icing on the Cape (31.94) and The Colonials (30.13).
Mini Mates won the juvenile division followed by Synchroettes, Team Ashburn, Team Excel, and then Team Image. Wallace Synergy won the open-juvenile division followed by the Synchroettes, CNY Blizzard Green, Synchro Stars, Noreasters, Precisely Right, CNY Blizzard Blue, Munchkins, Sparklers, Empire Edge and the Excel Crystals.
The Shooting Stars won the pre-juvenile division, followed by SC of CNY Storm, Island Waves, Snowflakes, The Colonials, Synchroettes, Empire Synergy, and Sparklers. Synchroettes won the preliminary division followed by Icing on the Cape, Shooting Stars, and Excel Crystals.
Beginner 1 group A was won by Team Winterettes and beginner 1 group B was won by Synchro Stars. Beginner 2 group A was won by SC of CNY Chill, group B was won by Icing on the Cape, and group C was won by Team Winterettes. The beginner 3 division was won by Synchro Stars.
The collegiate division included Team Excel who earned a score of 67.45 and the open collegiate division included only the Catamount Blades.
The adult division included Esprit De Corps, which earned a total score of 51.50. Esprit De Corps also was the only team in the open adult and masters divisions, earning first place in each. The open masters division included only The Colonials.
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