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Paynesville Press - February 13, 2002

Basketball cheerleaders host cheer competition

Trista on top The basketball cheerleaders at Paynesville Area High School hosted a cheer competition in the high school gymasium on Saturday afternoon.

Lifting Trista Bork during a stunt are (from left): Ashley Hoglund, Rachael Halvorson, and Heidi Steinhofer.

The competition attracted 17 teams and more than 200 cheerleaders from as close as New London-Spicer and as far as the Twin Cities. The cheerleaders from Marshall took first place in three of the nine categories. The cheerleaders from NL-S took first in two categories.

Cheerleaders Paynesville's basketball cheerleaders took seconds in cheer chant (no stunt) and in the sideline floor cheer, where they lost to NL-S by only three points.

The Paynesville basketball cheerleaders: (from left) Shaleena Hunt, Rachael Halvorson, Alisha McCorquodale (on her shoulders), Heidi Steinhofer, Trista Bork (standing on shoulders), and Ashley Hoglund.

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