Bay View student to skate at international competition


EAST PROVIDENCE — Bay View Academy junior, Elizabeth Guarino of Lincoln, recently earned the honor of skating as a member of Team USA 1 at the Synchronized Skating Junior World Challenge Cup being held in Neuchâtel, Switzerland in March 2014.

Elizabeth qualified as a member of the Hayden Synchronized Skating Team, the Lexettes, out of Lexington, MA. She has been skating since the age of eight and has skated for the Hayden Teams for the past three years at the Novice level and now skates at the Junior level. This is the second consecutive year that the Lexettes have won this honor.

The selection was made at the Junior World Team Selection Competition held in conjunction with the Foot of the Lake Synchronized Skating Classic this month in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. In addition to the Junior World Challenge Cup, the Lexettes will be one of the teams to represent the USA in the Junior division at the French Cup in Rouen, France. Elizabeth traveled to Rouen, France to participate in the international competition, which ran from January 30 through February 1.