YHS pom places in 2 categories at dance nationals

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The Yukon Pom squad competed in the National Dave Team Championships this past weekend in Orlando, FL. The team earned two top 10 finishes. Team members include Front Row: Hannah Lyons, Makenna Bell and Kayla Goodgion. Second Row: Kristina Abernathy, Snow Forth, Camdyn Terry, Lily Ruzicka, Brit Bogle and Maddie Bourne. Third Row: Taylor Cline, Paisley Huffines, Addi Bodine, Kensey Cline and Gracie Rundle. Back Row: Kaidence Miller, Ava Griffin and Tessa Ruzicka. (Submitted Photo)

Yukon’s pom team returned from Orlando, FL. with a pair of top 10 finishes in the National Dance Team Championships.
The competition was held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and featured dance teams from all over the country.
Yukon placed sixth in the Large Varsity Game Day division. There were 21 teams competing in the division.
The team did have a few obstacles to overcome in finishing sixth. Their music stopped twice during the competition, but the team continued their routine without panicking or missing a beat.
Yukon pom coach Rebecca Reape said the team did amazing in overcoming the obstacles.
“They handled the situation like professionals,” Reape said. “The entire venue was cheering for them because they did so well. We were able toperform the routine again because the music did not play.”
The team also placed eighth in the Large Varsity Pom Competition.