Cheerleaders Take Center Stage at Annual Competition
Teams from all 25 MCPS high schools tumbled, jumped and danced through the 32nd annual cheerleading competition on October 26, held at Montgomery Blair High School. The competition showcased the talent of the squads, and gave fans an opportunity to cheer on and support the teams.
Squads were judged on level of difficulty, technique and execution in these categories:
- Tosses, Dance & Cheer
- Overall Effect
The Spirit Award was judged on enthusiasm, sportsmanship, organization, interaction/crowd and team sign.
Winners of the competition were:
1st place: Damascus
2nd place: Winston Churchill
3rd place (tie): Sherwood
3rd place (tie): Clarksburg
Spirit Award Winner: Damascus
1st place: Northwood
2nd place: Northwest
3rd place: Walt Whitman
Spirit Award Winner: Paint Branch
1st place: Montgomery Blair
2nd place: Seneca Valley
3rd place: Gaithersburg
Spirit Award Winner: Gaithersburg
Check out all the photos from the event here.