DUBUQUE — Central College’s dance team took top honors in jazz at the American Rivers Dance and Cheer Invitational Sunday at Loras College.
Central rolled up 266.5 to outdistance Simpson College’s 241. Coach Lexi Hanna’s squad also tied for fourth in the Cheer-Game Day competition.
Dance team members include TiAhnna Bryant (sophomore, Donnellson), Paige Busick (sophomore, Pleasantville), Alysha Coyle (freshman, Ankeny), Carin Corrick (junior, Fairfield), Merideth Fiori (sophomore, Grimes), Kendall Helm (junior, Des Moines), Jaida Houge (sophomore, Aurora), Chloe Howell (sophomore, Indianola), Tessa Huff (freshman, Ames), Claire Livingston (freshman, Ankeny), Addison May (freshman, Johnston), Brooke Schott (junior, Coggon) and Kami Sickels (freshman, Des Moines).
Cheer team members include Gabby Anderson (freshman, Washington), Tessa Brubaker (freshman, Milledgeville, Ill.), Megan Cross (sophomore, Indianola), Madelyn Johnson (junior, Boone), Gabrielle Menninga (junior, Ottumwa), Gaby Nicoson (freshman, Armstrong), Amber Poole (sophomore, Ottumwa) and Sickels.
Central will compete in the NCA and NDA College Nationals in Daytona Beach, Florida April 7-11.