RALEIGH - Congratulations are in order, as the Bear Grass Charter School Bears claimed the first place trophy and state title at the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Cheerleading Invitational Championship.
The competition took place on Saturday, Dec. 4, in Raleigh at the Convention Center.
The Bear Grass cheerleaders earned the highest score for Division 1 and 2 schools in the Large Varsity Non-Tumble category, ranking them higher than the 3A/4A schools across the state in that same category.
The Bear Grass Charter School cheerleading unit consisted of the following athletes: Jaden Williamson, Shelby Craddock, Emma Mosley, Sarah Gregory, Madeline Chandler, Izzy Wiggins, Caroline Wynne, Sarah Bullock, Ava Godwin, Elisabeth Honican, Erin Clemmer, Hannah Holiday, Hillary Manseau, Lily Pratt, Olivia Modlin, Paige Jenkins, Kadence Haltigan, Kaleigh Ainsley, Carsyn Briley, Lindsey Cliser, Karli Gibson and Kristin Ingalls. Coaches: Rebecca Horodyski and Madeline Wynn.