"The high school’s varsity cheerleading team is preparing to travel to New York this weekend to take part in a national competition.
A Tuesday night showcase event celebrated the team as it moved on to the competition, the Platinum Nationals at the University of Rochester.
Coach Amy Murphy said the squad, which cheers at football and basketball games, had already competed in several levels to qualify for the event. At competitions, she said, the team’s routine is judged on a number of factors, including tumbling and the team’s overall dance motion.
“In order to max out the score, you have to have all your stunts hit and your transitions have to be precise,” she said."Continue reading the article online (subscription may be required)
#Franklin HS cheerleaders heading off to a national competition this weekend. https://t.co/hebPSITQWu @FranklinHSNews— Mike Gleason (@MGleason_MDN) April 6, 2017