Emerald Belles Sweep Nationals
Mar 25, 2014 10:21AM
● By Anonymous
Photo Courtesy of mysouthlakenews.com.
The Belles won first place overall in their division, which led to them to earning their title with National Championship jackets, according to mysouthlakenews.com.
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.