After a series of second place finishes this season, Lady Wildcat Cheer finished strong. They took firsts in the Wildcat Cheer Classic and the prestigious Debbie Rogers Cheer Classic. Last week, in the state 5A qualifier, they lead the field with another top finish. The top 16 teams in the qualification meet will now head to the 5A State Championship meet on Saturday at the Colonial Life Arena.
Lexington finished as the runner-up last year after winning the state title in 2015. The 5A competition begins with a Parade of Teams at 5:30 PM. The first team will perform at 6:15. The Wildcats are scheduled to be on the mats at 6:39.
The 2017 Wildcats are led by seniors Ashlyn Cromer, Makenzie Floyd, Lauren Lovett, Grace McMillan, Mary Katherine Waters, and Kyndall Wells.