Cheerleading

Ga. Heat teams win division titles at Cheersport

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The Georgia Heat Senior 5 Inferno cheer team won the Senior Small 5 Division I championship at last weekend’s Cheersport Nationals held at the Georgia World Congress Center. The team earned a paid bid to The Summit All Levels National Championship in Orlando this spring. Team members include: Front row, from left, Claire Nicola, Abi Wilson, Krista Davidson, Kelstyn Porter and Kayla Burnat; Second row, from left,Chelsea Spates, Ryan Plesa, Brianna Ward, Olivia Evans, Lexi Turner, Kourtney Johnson, Sydney Greer, Alyssa Gazaway Back row, from left, Dottie Hall, Rylee Woodard, Bailey Bossman, Jordan Roach, Taylor Brack and Katelyn Mullins. 


With a paid bid on the line for the upcoming all-levels national championship at The Summit in Orlando in May, The Georgia Heat Senior 5 Inferno cheerleading squad caught fire at just the right time during last week’s prestigious Cheersport Nationals in Atlanta.

Posting a division-best 96.43 final score out of possible 100, the Inferno came through with a first-place effort facing national competition at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The effort — which led four championship efforts from lineups representing the Georgia Heat — saw the Inferno hold off the Pro Athletics LADY PROS out of Leominster, Mass. by three-hundredths of a point for first place. It was the Inferno’s fourth victory over its last five competitions.

It also gave the team a paid bid to the World Championship, which will be held at Walt Disney World in late April,.

Last weekend, the Ga. Heat Level 2 Embers placed second among 18 teams in the Youth Large division by just three-tenths of a point while finishing with a final score of 61.2 just behind the Flip City All-Stars Storm out of Boynton Beach, Fla. The division included national competition from North Carolina, Tennessee, Indiana and Florida.

The Georgia Heat, meanwhile, had three other squads join the Inferno with first-place efforts.

Also winning their division at the Cheersport Nationals last weekend from the Georgia Heat were the Junior 4 Rage, which captured the Junior Small 4 Division 1 championship. The Rage had a final score of 79.95 to outdistance an 12-team field by more than a full point. The Stingray All Stars Cobalt out of Marietta were second with a score of 78.84.

The Heat’s Senior 3 team, the Blaze, also finished first overall while the Youth 1 Storm finished third among nine teams in Youth Small 1 Division II with a solid effort of 47.38, less than a point off a winning score of 48.05.

The Fury, a newer Senior 4.2 squad for the Heat, finished sixth out of 15 teams in its division with a score of 74.05, while less than a half-point away from first.



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