Cowgirls place 5th at State Spirit Day Showcase

Members of the Abilene High School cheer squad placed fifth in Class 4A state competition at the Third Annual Kansas Sate High School Activities Association Game Day Spirit Showcase Saturday in Topeka. Abilene made the finals along with Louisburg (1), Augusta (2), KC Piper (3), Paola (4), Abilene (5) and Fort Scott (6). Abilene’s overall point total finish was third amongst Class 4A schools in the preliminary rounds.

Cowgirl state placing

cheer squad

Members of the Abilene High School Cheer Squad placing in the Top 6 of the Class 4A Spirit Day competitors.

Front Row (from left) - Kiersten Bauer, Makenna McGivney, Savannah Stout, Kayley Taylor, Trisha Heitschmidt and Sarah Samsel. Back row: Gabriela Guillen, Elise Ketcher, Anita Cox, Heidi Schlesener, Maggie Gantenbein, Aelyn Arevalo-Pecina, Anna Schafer and Jessa Howard.

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