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Emerald Belles Sweep Nationals

Mar 25, 2014 10:21AM ● By Anonymous

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The Emerald Belles were named National Champions at the MA National Drill Team Competition, which was held at the Fort Worth Convention Center.

The Belles won first place overall in their division, which led to them to earning their title with National Championship jackets, according to

Additionally, the team took first place in High Kick and Lyrical, and second place in Jazz. 

“This is the first time for the Belles to go to a national competition and I’m so proud of their accomplishments,” says Melissa Page, Emerald Belle Director.

The Belle officers won the highest awards at the competition, receiving first place in all three of their dances and first place overall. 

The officers were also awarded National Champions and will receive rings as a result. 

In the Solo category, which featured 480 entries, four of the Emerald Belles placed in the finals. 

In the 11/12 division Lacey Munoz won second place and Anna Grace Pruitt took fifth place. In the 9/10 division Jessica Bowman was awarded eighth place and Claire Berutti ninth place. In the Duet category Peyton Faltys and Claire Berutti took third place.

Jessica Stephenson, Brooke Davis, Samantha Koszarek, Cayla Contardi, Abby Keyes, Berkley McFarlin, Tatum Wallace, Morgan Wilson, Aspen Reid, Emily Collins, Christina Wettig, Sophia Parrish, Tiffany Springer, and Ryleigh Malloy entered as a  Large Ensemble and won first place overall and named National Champions in the category.