The Tehachapi High School Warrior Competition Cheer squad won first place in the 1st Annual CIF Central Section Cheer competition in Clovis on Saturday, Feb. 8. The team competed in the Division III championships against 10 other teams from the Central Section.
Coaches say the competition squad has put in many hours of hard work and its next stop is Knott's Berry Farm on Feb. 15, where the team will defend its title in the State Championship game. Afterwards the team will travel to Disneyland on March 28 through March 30, where players will compete in the USA Nationals at the Anaheim Convention Center.
The competition team includes the following: Allysia Lara (Head Captain), Shelby Worrell(Co-Captain), Lindsey Stevens(Co-Captain), Kristen Debruyne, Kristen Dressel, Cody Steinbach, Emily Padgett, Brooke Sasia, Emilee Carr, Megan Madden, Riley Rohrer, Emily Mifflin (Co-Captain), Brittney Bryan, Sarah Dayton, Kayley Moors, Kelby Newton, Mykenzie Knight, Hannah Gibson, and Giovanna Angelone.
The team is coached by Robin Harris and Vikki Worrell.
Coaches are inviting anyone interested in cheering at THS for the next school year to attend a tryout information meeting on March 11 in the THS Cafeteria at 7:30 p.m.