Cheer team named runner ups in state championship
Posted on 03/10/2017
The Stevenson Competitive Cheer competed in the State Finals at the Delta Plex in Grand Rapids placing second in the state in Division 1.
Stevenson matched its best performance ever in program history, as it last finished runner-up in 2011. The Titans scored a total of 787.06 for the three rounds, finishing only behind repeat champions, Rochester. The Falcons scored a winning total of 789.02.
Team members are Julia Altovilla, Ava Baich, Amber Bashi, Grace Broadworth, Kendall Buell, Gabbie Caoagas, Sophia Costa, Genevieve DeBuck, Jenna Jekielek, Lily Juncaj, Alexis Juncaj, Emily Kleinedler, Miranda Loftis, Anna Long, Angelina Nikollaj, Izzie Nitecki, Ariana Owens, Carolina Poliss, Payton Porth, Katelyn Pothoff, Frankie Tamburo and Emma Vitale.
The team is coached by Brianna Verdoodt. Assistant Coaches are Robbie Langlois, Jessica Suvak, Sandra Paquette, Alicia Altovilla, Adriane Wenceslao, Elizabeth Gojcaj and Sophia Gojcaj.
The team improved on their 2016 season, where they placed 3rd in the state in Division 1.