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Watch the Emerald Belles Contest-Winning Performance Here

Mar 05, 2015 10:47AM ● Published by Kevin

Carroll's Emerald Belles competed at the Crowd Pleasers drill team contest Feb. 20-21 at Timber Creek High School, and won first place overall out of the entire competition, according to Laura Parrish. The team was named Overall Grand Champion and received trophies, banner, and a winner's check. 

The Belles also won their division as well as first place in high kick, jazz, and lyrical. They were awarded the highest scoring dance of the day for their high kick routine, outstanding technique, precision, and choreography. The jazz and high kick both placed first overall out of every division.

The Belle Officers competed in the Officer Division and received first runner-up overall, first in lyrical, first in jazz, second in contemporary, and outstanding technique, precision, and choreography. 

In the junior/senior solo division Addie Perkins and Jessica Bowman were awarded second place, Laurel Kavanagh third place, and Sophia Parrish fourth place. 

In the freshman/sophomore solo division Claire McCoy won second place and Ashley Estridge third place. In the duet division Claire Berutti and Peyton Faltys received second place. Shivani Chandra, Lauren Dooley, Lauren Teeuws, Catherine Brannon, Ryleigh Malloy, Morgan Kay, Madisyn Daniel, Claire McCoy, Bethany Sauls, Kelly Alspaw, Audrey Vestal, and Ashley Greene entered in the medium ensemble division and were awarded third place.

The Belles are under the direction of Melissa Page and assisted by Kathryn Dobrow. See below for video coverage of the Belles in the competition.

Emerald Belles Crowd Pleasers Competition Officer Jazz 2015

Emerald Belles Crowd Pleasers Competition Jazz 2015

Emerald Belles Crowd Pleasers Competition Officer Lyrical 2015

Emerald Belles Crowd Pleasers Competition Kick 2015

Emerald Belles Crowd Pleasers Competition Lyrical 2015

Emerald Belle Crowd Pleasers Competition Officer Contemporary 2015

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