The Apollo-Ridge varsity cheerleaders were recently crowned champions at the Tri County Competition, which celebrated its 50th year in November.
The competition was held at Saltsburg High School and seven squads competed for the title. Apollo-Ridge will host the event this November for being the winning squad. Apollo-Ridge las
t won the title in 1983. Ariana Coleman, captain, a senior, was named outstanding cheerleader for the Apollo-Ridge squad. The squad is coached by Crystal Bowser, Amy Bouch, Jordan Penatzer and Mallory Hoak.
Pictured, front row, from left, are Ashley Mumaw, Emelia Weinel, Tiffany Ritenour, Coleman, Cassie Turnbull, Madison Trenney and Chrissy Jubic; second row, Brianna Lookhart, Jessica Turnbull, Tarah Baylor, Katrina Hill, Sevanna Shirley, Katie Duff and Jeanette Gamble; third row, Maria Vigo, Courtney Casella, Lexi Martin, Megan Carnahan and Kristina Frain; and fourth row, Blair Mason, Reannah Martin, Dana Speranza, Samantha Deemer, Shelby Povlick and Alecia McAnnich.