EVERETT, Washington – Alaine Chartrand of Prescott, Ont, produced the seventh best free skate on Sunday to place ninth in the women’s event to conclude Skate America, the first stop on the ISU Grand Prix figure skating circuit.

Satoko Miyahara led Japan to a 1-2 finish with Kaori Sakamoto in second. Sofia Samodurova of Russia was third.

Chartrand was 11th after the short program on Saturday.

“I felt a lot better on the ice,” said Chartand. “I attacked the elements and I felt I improved on my performance from earlier this season.”

The next stop on the circuit is Skate Canada International this Friday and Saturday in Laval, Que.

Full results: ISU GP 2018 Skate America