The Jacket

Filed under Showcase, Sports

Chanting Cheerleaders

Blake Hosts District Cheer Competition

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






     On December 5th at 6:30, the city lights reflected off the Hillsborough river providing the perfect welcome from Blake High School as it welcomed the 2018 district cheer competition. Blake’s peppy and prepped cheerleaders were ready to put on a performance for their competition. 

  While Blake high did not bring the championship home to stay,  the cheerleaders were very confident in themselves and in their routine that was given to them by their head coach. The team’s co-captain Franchelle Lundy stated, “I feel like she gave us a solid routine that we could hit flawlessly.”  The team performed marvelously, as did many of the others.  throughout the night, there were ups and downs as every team proved that perfection is almost impossible to attain. Despite this, every team gave it their all.

     On the day of the competition, the cheerleaders could feel support from the crowd. The audience went crazy for the routines the cheerers pulled off and were very pleased with all of their skills. According to Franchelle, “we did excellent [the] girls didn’t fall…we pushed through.” 
 
      One highlight from this interview is when Franchelle stated: “the youth could have been better from this school” and her peers at Blake. Although Blake did not win, the cheerleaders still went home feeling like they did their very best. 

     

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Leave a Comment

If you want a picture to show with your comment, go get a gravatar.




Navigate Left
  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Student Life

    Five hot spots for Blake students!

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Opinion

    Two Sides To Valentine’s Day

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    HWB Spotlight

    Someone Toilet-Papered a Tree… Only at Blake

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Uncategorized

    The Candy Cane

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Features

    Look At All These Chickens

  • HWB Spotlight

    Fall Reading Review

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Student Life

    Voting for The Seniors

  • Features

    Ghost Stories of Blake Teachers

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Arts and Entertainment

    Howl-O-Scream!

  • Chanting Cheerleaders

    Opinion

    Legend of the Bloody Bucket Bridge

Navigate Right
The student news site of Howard W. Blake High School in Tampa, Florida
Chanting Cheerleaders