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Roller skaters from Port Richey club bound for national finals

Caroline Bell, 16, performs during the regional competition in Junior World Class Solo Free Dance. She is one of 11 locals headed to the national competition this month in Lincoln, Neb.

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Caroline Bell, 16, performs during the regional competition in Junior World Class Solo Free Dance. She is one of 11 locals headed to the national competition this month in Lincoln, Neb.

PORT RICHEY — Eleven Florida Skating Academy members will represent their Port Richey club at the USA Roller Sports Figure Skating National Championships, July 25 to Aug. 8 in Lincoln, Neb.

The regional qualifiers for the event were last month at Spinnations Skating Center in Port Richey. The Southern Regional Artistic Championships drew nearly 200 competitors from seven states: Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee and Florida.

The local competitors heading off to nationals are:

• Siobhan Boismier and Eric Hadley, World Class Pairs

• Michelle Moudy, World Class Ladies Singles

• Erica Sheley, Junior World Class Figures, Senior World Class Figures and Junior World Class Solo Dance.

• Caroline Bell, Junior World Class Solo, Sophomore A Figures and Advanced Co-Ed Loops.

• Kaitlyn Shaw, a 10-year-old Juvenile A skater who is entered in Solo Dance, Singles and Figures.

• Katelyn Williams, a 10-year-old Juvenile B Skater who is entered in figures, singles and Elementary B Solo dance.

• Jo An and Dennis Turner, Novice A Team Dance.

• Nancy Cain, Golden A Figures and Solo Dance.

• Benny Gatto, Novice B Solo and Veterans A Solo.

• Jan LeGassick qualified in four events: Novice A Figures, Premier A Figures, Esquire A Solo and Premier A Solo Dance.

The 2010 USA Roller Sports Figure Skating Championships will be available for viewing live online.

More details on the live broadcast will be available on www.usarollersports.org.

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