JDHS Leads Cheer and Dance Team Awards at Region Tournament

    The JDHS dance team performs in the Dance Adjudication on Saturday, March 13, at Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. They received a superior rating for themes from fairytale stories. Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé cheer and dance teams captured their respective championships at the Region V tournament in Ketchikan last week.

      The tournament at Ketchikan High School featured basketball, dance team and cheer team competition. 

    Following are the tournament cheer and dance awards presented.


    4A Champion - Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé.

    2A Champion - Haines High School.

    2A Runner-Up - Metlakatla High School.


    Juneau-Douglas - Superior Rating.

    Kayhi - Superior Rating.

    Thunder Mountain - Excellent Rating.


    Juneau-Douglas - Kalila Arreola, Ava Olivit,  Teslyn Harris.

    Thunder Mountain - Bailey Foster.

    Ketchikan - Avery Thomas, Czarina Cabillo.


    Juneau-Douglas - Ben Iona, Tessa Silva.

    Thunder Mountain - Anne-Alese Rentrop, Grace Stewart.

    Ketchikan - Jodee Paule, Shelby Johansen.

    Haines -Taylor Ganey, Natalie Jobnbins.

    Metlakatla - Shannon McCarty.

    Petersburg - Lilly Odegaard.

    Wrangell - Brodie Gardner, Alicia Armstrong.

      The March Madness Alaska 2022 ASAA/First National Bank Alaska Cheer State Championship Competition will be on Tuesday, March 22, at Anchorage’s Alaska Airlines Center.

    Above - The Juneau Douglas High School dance team performs during halftime in during the 2nd State Berth spot in the Region V 2A girls basketball game between Metlakatla High School and Haines High School on Saturday, March 13, at Ketchikan's Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. Below - The Juneau Douglas High School dance team performs during halftime during game 7 in the Region V tournament between Metlakatla High School and Haines High School on Saturday, March 13, at Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium. (Photos courtesy Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News)

    More from Sports

    • High School Harriers Stay the Course

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With the first prep cross-country race of the season set to begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday along the Treadwell Mine Ruins Trail in Douglas, the Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé Crimson Bears and Thunder Mountain High School Falcons are ready to welcome schools from Haines and Petersburg in the Sayeik Invitational.

    • Beat the Odds Race against Cancer Set for Saturday

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Saturday at 9 a.m. one of the largest gatherings of like-minded community members will don race bibs at the Riverbend Elementary covered play area to address a disease that is the leading cause of death worldwide.

    • East, Colony, Juneau Top Football Polls

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau Huskies, East Anchorage Thunderbirds and Colony Knights all opened the prep season last weekend with wins and sit atop the Alaska Sports Broadcasting Network Poll in Division I.

    • Pepperdine Starter Kendyl Carson Returns to Roots

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - She doesn’t have to shovel snow off the driveway when looking for a game now but Pepperdine University starting point guard Kendyl Carson remembers those elementary school days that led her across Juneau middle and high school courts to sandy beaches in Malibu, California.

    • Hoonah Hosts First Annual Hoops Camp

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Once considered a hot-bed for youth basketball play in Southeast Alaska the city of Hoonah is hoping to reinvigorate that passion through their roots on the hardwood courts.


    Add a comment

    Log in to the club or enter your details below.