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Sheets first in freeskate at Northland competition

Alexandria Figure Skating Club members (left to right) Maci Tilleskjor, Madeline Hartwell, Morgan Hess, AnaLea Sheets, Ramsey Burss and Amy Linden pose for a photo after the Northland competition in Duluth recently. (Contributed)1 / 2
Alexandria Figure Skating Club members Micha Harstad (left) and Maci Tilleskjor pose with their trophies from the Fargo competition. (Contributed)2 / 2

Skaters with the Alexandria Figure Skating Club (AFSC) competed at two more meets recently, including one of the biggest in the state at the Northland competition in Duluth from January 30 through February 2.

AnaLea Sheets was the highest finisher among local skaters at that competition as she took first in her freeskate routine. She also took sixth in both spins and artistic categories at the juvenile level.

Amy Linden competed in the preliminary level and took second in the freeskate, fifth in compulsory and fourth in jumps. Ramsey Burss competed in the preliminary level and was ninth in freeskate. She tested at the St. Paul Figure Skating Club on December 14 and passed her preliminary freeskate test.

The AFSC skaters also competed at a competition in Fargo on February 8. Maci Tilleskjor was second in the freeskate at the pre-preliminary level there, while Micha Harstad was third in the freeskate in the preliminary level.


NORTHLAND COMPETITION IN DULUTH – Tilleskjor – Pre-preliminary level: Freeskate – fourth; Compulsory – seventh; Spins – sixth

Madeline Hartwell – Pre-preliminary level: Freeskate – fourth; Spins – sixth; Jumps – 10th

Sheets – Juvenile level: Freeskate – first; Spins – sixth; Artistic – sixth

Morgan Hess – Intermediate level: Short program – seventh; Long program – fifth

Linden – Preliminary level – Freeskate – second; Compulsory – fifth; Spins – eighth; Jumps – fourth

Burss – Preliminary level: Freeskate – ninth; Compulsory – 10th; Spins – 10th

FARGO COMPETITION – Tilleskjor – Pre-preliminary level – Freeskate – second; Compulsory – fifth

Harstad – Preliminary level: Freeskate – third; Compulsory – fifth

Eric Morken

Eric Morken is the sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press and Osakis Review newspapers in Douglas County, MN. Follow him on Twitter at echo_sports.

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