Area’s top talent showcases skills at 2nd Pearl River Cheer & Dance Competition

CUTLINE: Cheer squads from throughout the region competed at Pearl River’s Marvin R. White Coliseum on Saturday during the 2nd Pearl River Cheer and Dance Competition. (KRISTI HARRIS/PRCC ATHLETICS)
CUTLINE: Cheer squads from throughout the region competed at Pearl River’s Marvin R. White Coliseum on Saturday during the 2nd Pearl River Cheer and Dance Competition. (KRISTI HARRIS/PRCC ATHLETICS)

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — The Pearl River cheer and dance squads hosted the Second Cheer and Dance Competition on Saturday.

Some of the area's top junior high and high school teams filled Marvin R. White Coliseum for the all-day event.

"The competition was host to some exceptional talent and strong athletic ability," Pearl River coach Sarah Smith said. "The athletes and coaches who put routines on the floor have worked hard and it showed. We wish them the best of luck as they compete at the MHSAA State Cheer and Dance Competition next weekend."

Below is a listing of the top finishers:

 

JUNIOR HIGH JAZZ

1st — Hancock

 

JUNIOR HIGH KICK

1st — Hancock

 

JUNIOR HIGH GAME DAY

1st — Sumrall

2nd — Petal

 

JUNIOR HIGH TRADITIONAL ROUTINE

1st — Sumrall

2nd — Petal

 

JUNIOR HIGH "JUMP OFF" QUEEN

Lauren Belle — Petal

 

HIGH SCHOOL GAME DAY

1st — Purvis

 

HIGH SCHOOL TRADITIONAL ROUTINE

1st — Purvis

2nd — Petal

 

HIGH SCHOOL POM & JAZZ

1st — Pearl River Central

 

HIGH SCHOOL DANCE SOLO PERFORMANCE

1st — Harley Holder

2nd — Parker Johnson

3rd — MeLayna Theriot

4th — Kyla Pohlmann

 

HIGH SCHOOL "JUMP OFF" QUEEN

Kennedi Hust — Petal

 

CHOREOGRAPHY AWARD

Petal

 

TECHNIQUE AWARD

Pearl River Central

 

SHOWMANSHIP

Purvis

 

JUDGES CHOICE

Harley Holder (soloist)

 

GRAND CHAMPION

Pearl River Central

 

HOW TO TUNE IN

All home events are broadcast on PRCCAthletics.com and PRCCMedia.com. Anyone who has an Amazon Fire or Roku device can stream PRCC broadcasts by downloading the "Pearl River CC" Channel from the app store.

 

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Patrick Ochs

Pearl River Community College

Director of Marketing & Communications