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Eight OHS Cheerleaders Receive All-State Honors

The Ozark High School varsity cheer team collected a total of 10 All-State awards with eight cheerleaders earning All-State recognition as the Tigers competed at the MCCA State Championship in Cape Girardeau on Dec. 11.

Overall, the team finished fourth in the team standings of the 5A small division.

“We are so proud of how far this team has come,” said head cheer coach Tess Keller. “They continue to set the bar high and work hard for their dreams. We still have big things to come for the season, but I can’t wait to see how far this team can go!”

The next competition for the Tigers cheer squad is NHSCC Regionals which will feature categories for both varsity and game day cheer teams. The performances, which are done virtually, will be reviewed and judged on Dec. 19.

Ozark’s All-State cheer honorees:

  • Sophia Lapour - Flyer & Tumbling, No. 1 Flyer
  • Ashlie Mayes - Flyer & Tumbling
  • Sophie Paulsell - Back Spot
  • Caylin Hilton - Back Spot
  • Kylie Lindsey - Jumps, No. 1 Jumper
  • Ashley Jones - Base
  • Reese Renfrow - Base
  • Ella Ferretti - Base, No. 1 Base

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