St. Clare Catholic School Cheerleaders Win First Place In Competition

St. Clare Catholic School cheerleaders once again won first place in the Catholic School Athletic League Varsity Cheerleading Competition against seven other diocesan schools. More than 100 girls competed at the St. Ann Catholic School gym on Jan. 25.

The winning St. Clare cheerleading team included: team captain Megan Bickel and Ana Kate Munsey and Julia Lorelli, co-captains (eighth graders); seventh graders Sydney Peters, Nicole Silvester, Eliza Herbst, Parker Brown, Sydney Long, Malia Kanahele, Megan Simpson, Samantha Vacca, Faith Crews, Piper Fendrich, Niki Burgess, Alyssa Malave, Ciara Faircloth and Mia Chmilarski; and sixth graders Michaela Chmilarski and Gabby Murray. The team is coached by Angi Bickel and Staci Peters. St. Clare School alum and junior at Cardinal Newman High School Lauren Hagan has also been an instrumental leader and coach.