Green River Star -


Coming home with a state title


March 14, 2018

Star photo by David Martin

The group of Alexa Molina, Camri Petersen, Aspen Jaskolski, Lauren Jensen and Mary Harris pose while their teammates ensure they don't fall during a public exhibition the group hosted Feb. 28.

Hard work and dedication paid off for the Green River High School cheerleaders.

The team took the state title in non-stunt last week and finished third in all-girl cheer. The high school dance team also fared well in state competition, earning a third-place finish in jazz dance and fourth in hip hop.

For head cheer coach Mercedes Ball, the state title is proof of the girls' dedication throughout the season.

"They worked really, really hard," Ball said. "We have a group of talented ladies."

Ball said the team gave it their all, describing the year as a hectic period for them. The team pract...

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