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Pictou County dancers compete in Antigonish

Published on July 13, 2017

Ainslie Salter was one of the competitors at the Antigonish Highland Games and Highland Dance Competitions this past weekend.

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The 153rd Antigonish Highland Games Highland Dance Competitions were held July 8 and 9 in Antigonish with several Pictou County youth competing.

Judges for the event were Loren Macklin-Post and Adele Campbell, both of Ontario, and Debbie Stevenson, Nova Scotia.  Pipers were Daniel Carr and Glenn Sinclair, both of Ontario.

Beginner 12 & Over – Kate Koch: Fling 3rd, Sword 4th.

Novice 9 & 10 – Penelope Brown: Fling 3rd, Sword 5th, Seann Truibhas 5th, Lilt 6th. 

Intermediate 10 & 11 – Lauren Hiltz: Lilt 1st.

New Scotland Open Championship

Premier 12 – Annika Murray: Fling 5th, Sword 4th, Seann Truibhas 2nd, Reel 4th, 3rd runner up.

Highland Heart Open Premiership:

Premier 14 – Ainslie Salter: Blue Bonnets 2nd, Village Maid 1st, Highland Laddie 3rd, Hornpipe 5th, 2nd runner up.