MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Ashe County’s competitive cheerleading squad earned a huge victory in the Legends Competition at Myrtle Beach this past Saturday.
With a team score of 97.2, Ashe County had the highest score of any team at the competition. Teams traveled from all parts of the United States to take part in the competition.
The team received $15,000 in prizes and awards, making the victory even sweeter.
“Each team member was sized for a championship ring and the program receives brand new custom uniforms for the entire team,” said coach Stephanie Nichols. “They will be featured in a future magazine article in Cheer Magazine as well as they will be the face of future ads for the Legends Competition.”
Team members on this year’s competitive cheer team are Summer Young, Shantell Murray, Korranda Treadway, Chloe Parker, Aubrey Day, Jada Nichols, Madison Lewis, Jessi Eastridge, Kiersten Sharpe, Emmi Cheek, Rachel Ellison, Mackenzie Day, Christina Forsyth, Haleigh Graybeal, Katlyn French, Mallorie McClure, Brooklyn Greene, Laken Ellis, Caitlyn Howell, Meghan Miller, Briana Davis, Abigale Hopkins, Natalie Whitley, Samantha Johnson, Taylor Hinrichs and Journey Ward.
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