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Figure skaters notch five firsts

Submitted photo James River Figure skaters from left, Emma Bennett, Karla Sherfy, Kaitlin Mullowney, Haley Sortland and Hannah Jorgenson competed in the 4th Annual Capital City Championships Nov. 2-3 in Bismarck.

Five members of the James River Figure Skating Club competed in the 4th Annual Capital City Championships Nov. 2-3 in Bismarck.

Emma Bennett won the championship trophy for capturing first place in freeskate. Bennett also had two runner-up finishes.

James River skaters, coached by Mark Vasarhelyi, captured five first-place finishes overall and three runner-up skates.

Other skaters competing from Jamestown were Hannah Jorgenson, Kaitlin Mullowney, Haley Sortland and Karla Sherfy.

The competition featured 95 skaters from four clubs.

4th Annual Capital City Championships

At Bismarck

Nov. 2-3

James River Figure Skating Club results

Emma Bennett (Preliminary): Compulsory, 2; Free skate (well balanced), 1; Artistic, 2.

Hannah Jorgenson (Preliminary): Compulsory, 1; Free skate (test track), 2; Artistic, 3.

Kaitlin Mullowney (Preliminary): Compulsory, 1; Free skate (well balanced), 3; Artistic, 1.

Haley Sortland (Preliminary): Compulsory, 4; Free skate (test track), 5; Artistic, 4.

Karla Sherfy (PrePreliminary): Compulsory, 2; Free skate (test track) 1; Artistic, 4.

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