Two La Jolla High School students win gold at skating event

Two La Jolla High School students, sophomore Skylar Economy and junior Alice Schukin, are members of Team del Sol Synchronized Figure Skating Team, which won the gold medal in the recent Pacific Coast Sectional competition held in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

With the win, the team earned the title of the Champions of the Pacific Coast.

In addition, Team del Sol outscored the teams from the Midwest and East Coast regions, ranking the San Diego team the number one team in the nation.

From March 2-7, they will compete at the National Synchronized Figure Skating Championships in Minneapolis, Minn. The invitational event will draw more than 3,000 of the best skaters from the United States.