8 Varsity Squads Win In State Cheer Competition
Varsity squads from Meek, Sand Rock, Winfield, North Jackson, Cullman, Hazel Green, Sparkman and Hartselle high schools were winners in the AHSAA State Cheer Competition Nov. 19 at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.
There were 1,283 participants from 54 varsity teams and 28 junior high/junior varsity squads competing in the 15th annual event administered by the Universal Cheerleaders Association. The squads in the varsity and junior classic competitions went through their routines before over 2,600 fans.
Meek, Sand Rock, Winfield, North Jackson and Sparkman repeated as varsity winners.
The varsity winners and runners-up by divisions:
Class 1A—Meek (winner), Shoals Christian (runner-up)
Class 2A—Sand Rock (winner), Providence Christian (runner-up)
Class 3A—Winfield (winner), Piedmont (runner-up)
Class 4A—North Jackson (winner), Springville (runner-up)
Class 5A—Cullman (winner), Walker (runner-up)
Class 6A—Hazel Green (winner), Bob Jones (runner-up)
Coed—Sparkman (winner), Marbury (runner-up)
Non-Building—Hartselle (winner), Mary Montgomery (runner-up)
The Junior Classic results by divisions:
Small Junior High —1. Discovery Middle, 2. Thomasville Junior High, 3. (tie), Ashville Middle and
Medium Junior High —1. Liberty Middle, 2. Opp Middle, 3 Huntsville Middle
Large Junior High —1. Monrovia Middle, 2. Meridianville Middle, 3. Hewitt-Trussville Middle
Small Junior Varsity —1. Bob Jones High , 2. Sparkman High, 3. Hazel Green
Non-Varsity Non-Building —1. Sparkman Middle