Kearney, Mo., February 25, 2023: For the second year in a row, the Kearney High School Golden Girls squad shone brighter than all others and claimed top honors at the Missouri Dance Team Association 2023 State Championship today.
The state championship was held over the course of two days at HyVee Arena in Kansas City, Mo. The Golden Girls secured first place in both the Precision Jazz and Pom routines and first place overall, making them Division 3 State Champions.
The Bulldog soloists competed Friday night, with each grade level competing against over 60 competitors, according to Head Coach Samantha Anderson.
“I’m so proud of these girls for staying focused and constantly working to improve,” Coach Anderson said. “They absolutely hit their marks at the right time, performed incredibly as a squad and definitely earned this state championship!”
- Sophia Brown – Second Place
- Eden Irsik – Third Place
- Madelyn Duncan – 11th Place
- Sophia Frank – Second Place