The Section cheerleading squad enjoyed a strong finish in its first time competing at the state level.
Section finished third in the 2019 AHSAA State Cheer Championships’ Class 2A traditional division on Saturday at Wallace State Community College in Hanceville.
Fyffe won the Class 2A state championship with a team score of 87.60. Sand Rock (70) edged Section (66.40) for the runner-up spot by less than four points.
“I thought they had a great performance,” said Section cheer coach Taylor McCarver.
“They did exactly what I asked of them and made school history while doing so.”
The Section cheer team consists of Carley Bolt, Chloe Britt, Kenleigh Owens, Cindel Myers, Molly Myers, Lexi Haynes, Ashlyn Reed, Hadley Crawford, Hannah Venable, Kadence Pratt, Jasmine Gilbert, Marli Haynes, Kortni Davis, Jada Luse, Kaylee Laubinger, Stepheny Smith, Trishell Smith, Dailey Hanenburg, Isabella Swinford, Maggie Mayo, Hallie Wilson and Kattie Durham.