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SP Cheerleaders

SP Cheer highest ranking among Mississippi schools in competition

By Myra Bean

The South Panola High School competitive cheerleading squad maintained its national ranking with a No. 6 showing at competition this past weekend.

“They were absolutely phenomenal,” said head coach Tammy Wilkinson of the squad’s two performances on Sunday.

Video taping on www.varsity.com showed two flawless performances presented with confidence by the squad members.

Another exciting mark for the Tiger squad was scoring higher than Germantown High School for the first time in seven years. Wilkinson was excited about that point and the performance of three eighth graders she moved up after the December competition, Blair Wilkinson, Misty Clay and Anna Baglan.

“It was some tough competition,” Wilkinson said. “This couldn’t have happened to a better group of seniors.”

Four high schools from Mississippi made the finals. In Super Varsity under South Panola at 16 was Lumberton High School. In Large varsity at 13 was Desoto Central High School and at 25 Seminary High School.

“That is the big talk down here,” Wilkinson said.

Super Varsity Division
Final Results
1. Bob Jones High School
2. Greenup County High School
3. Hazleton Area High School
4. United High School
5. Father Judge High School
6. South Panola High School
7. Vestavia Hills High School
8. Granite Hills High School
9. Germantown High School – TN
10. Edina High School
11. Hunterdon Central High School
12. North Allegheny High School
13. Bartram Trail High School
14. Colleyville Heritage High School
15. St Joseph by the Sea School
16. Lumberton High School
17. Thunder Ridge High School
18. Houston High School
19. Central Dauphin High School
20. Grandview High School

Large Varsity Results
Final Results
1. Paul Laurence Dunbar High School
2. Folsom High School
3. The Ursuline School
4. Upper Darby High School
5. Bishop McCort High School
6. Connetquot High School
7. Pine Richland School District
8. Vernon Township High School
9. Cardinal O’Hara High School
10. Holy Cross High School
11. Arapahoe High School
12. Sachem East High School
13. Desoto Central High School
14. Daviess County High School
15. Hatboro-Horsham High School
16. St. Catharine Academy
17. Northridge High School
18. Smoky Hill High School
19. Blaine High School
20. Columbine High School
21. Mandeville High School
22. Bloomington Jefferson High School
23. Avon-Grove High School
24. Tuscaloosa County High School
25. Seminary High School