EINDHOVEN, Netherlands – Les Suprêmes from St-Léonard, Que., are in second place in the junior event after Friday’s short program at the Lumière Cup synchronized skating competition.

Musketeers from Finland are in first place with 69.98 points followed by the Canadians at 67.02 and Valley Bay Synchro from Finland in third at 66.66. There are 13 entries.

“We felt confident in the short program,” sais Suprêmes skater Jade Deschênes. “We had fun and it felt good. This was our first performance at a competition this season and we felt good about how everything was executed. It was not perfect but it was still awesome.”

Also skating for the Suprêmes besides Deschênes are: Solène Aymard, Émilie Beaucage, Julia Caponi, Alona Chabalin-Zea, Alice Cormier, Thea Dimbu, Natasha Gligorijevic, Victoria Gligorijevic, Charlotte Grutter, Josephine Kawa, Astrid Kumpulainen, Audrey-Ann Lajeunesse, Audrey Landrey, Mia Lasalle, Olivia Ronca, Simona Ronca, Lauren Santori, Frédérique Savard and Sara Squalli.

Les Suprêmes won gold at the 2019 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships in Waterloo, Ont. The team then went on to place sixth at the 2019 World Junior Synchronized Skating Championships. They are coached by Marilyn Langlois, Pascal Denis, Kassandra Patenaude and Cathy Dalton.

The free skate is on Saturday.

Full results: 4th Lumière Cup