Cedar Springs formed their first 5th/6th grade competitive cheer team this year. While it’s uncommon in this area to see girls compete at this age level, coaches Amy Arnold, Deb Garza and Barb Chong had hoped their team would gain experience and get a feel for what competition will be like when they reach middle school. The girls, however, had something else in mind. It was evident they weren’t about to settle for anything less than the best, and their hard work and dedication paid off last Saturday when they placed first at Catholic Central High School finishing ahead of Vanguard Charter and Kenowa Hills. Their performance can be seen at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3N7pTAPVz8.
The team performs again this Thursday at Cedar Springs High School and will finish their season this Saturday at East Kentwood High School.