JUNIOR AMANDA KEARNS fronts a group of Middlebury Union High School dance team members on Saturday during a taping of their Hip-Hop routine. Judges reviewed video recordings of Vermont teams and awarded the Tigers third place.
Independent photo/Steve James
MIDDLEBURY — The Middlebury Union High School dance team finished third in the Hip-Hop discipline in this past Saturday’s virtual state championship competition.
Teams performed in their home gymnasiums, and videos of their efforts were sent to be evaluated by a three-judge panel who met that day at Mount Mansfield.
The Tigers first finished in a second-place tie in Hip-Hop with Lamoille behind winner Mount Mansfield. The Cougar team earned first-place nods from two out of the three judges, and a second-place evaluation from the third judge, thus scoring four points (1+1+2).
The Tigers earned...
VERGENNES — The Middlebury Union High School dance team took third in the Hip Hop discipline at this past Saturday evening’s championship competition, which was staged at Vergennes Union High School.
The judges placed the Tigers behind only first-place Mount Mansfield and runner-up Lamoille.
All three teams qualified to attend the New England Dance Championships on Saturday, March 14, in Enfield, Conn.
Mount Mansfield also won the Jazz discipline followed by Lamoille, and South Burlington.
South Burlington prevailed in Pom, with Colchester second and Mount Anthony in third.