Canadians Compete at 2011 Congressional Cup Invitational

March 20, 2011 - Four CBTF athletes competed at the recent Congressional Cup 2011 Invitational competition held at Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

The Congressional Cup Invitational brings the best twirlers representing different organizations (CBTF, CNBTA, USTA, NBTA, DMA) in a single all-around competition. The Invitees compete in Solo, 2-Baton and Freestyle events to determine their all-around ranking.

CBTF athletes invited to participate in the Invitational were:

  • Chloe Ceulemans, Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals, Regina
  • Kayla McKinnon, Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals, Regina
  • Kiera West, Sundown Optimist Buffalo Gals, Regina
  • Matthew Johnson, Tornados, Toronto

Judges are also invited from the different organizations - Kim Genton was invited as a CBTF Judge.

Men and Women compete in separate divisions. There are no age divisions in the Invitational. In the Women's division, Canada's highest placing athletes were:

  • Kiera West finished 12th in Solo
  • Kiera West finished 4th in 2-Baton (including a 1st and a 2nd from two judges on the 4-judge panel)
  • Kiera West finished 6th in Freestyle (including a 1st and a 4th from two judges on the 4-judge panel)
  • Kiera West finished 8th in the overall result

In the Men's division, Matthew Johnson placed 3rd in Solo, 2-Baton and Freestyle, returning a 3rd in the overall result.

Women's Results

  Solo 2-Baton Freestyle Overall
Olivia Lynch 1 1 2 1
Kaytlyn Schmidt 3 1 1 2
Melissa Nugent 2 4 3 3
Catherine Ramirez 5 3 4 4
Jessica Mamula 4 5 5 5
 
Ansley Cartee 1 9 11 6
Jordan Foster 10 5 7 7
Kiera West 12 4 6 8
Alyssa McLaughlin 6 5 15 9
Rachel Reiss 5 14 9 10
Hayley Garrity 11 10 8 11
Brittany Frankel 7 12 12 12
Adeline Bebo 13 16 5 13
Kristina Terwilliger 14 8 17 14
Chloe Ceulemans 16 13 14 15
Kyla McKinnon 16 15 13 16
Domenica Iocco 14 17 15 17
Rachel Johnson 18 19 18 18
Amy Batarla 19 18 19 19

Men's Results

  Solo 2-Baton Freestyle Overall
Jonathan Burkin 1 1 1 1
Matt Freeman 2 2 1 2
Matthew Johnson 3 3 3 3
 
Joel Claudio 3 5 4 4
Richie Terwilliger 5 4 5 5
Jacob Griffith 6 6 6 6


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