Over the weekend, three local dance teams earned state division titles at the LHSAA State Spirit Competition in New Orleans.
The teams competed against other groups from around the state including other teams from Acadiana. In total, 47 teams competed for titles. Thirteen school teams advanced to the final rounds on Saturday. Of those teams, seven were from Acadiana. Those schools include Opelousas Catholic High in Opelousas, Hanson Memorial High School in Frankin, Morgan City High School in Morgan City, Cecilia High School in Cecilia, Vermilion Catholic High School in Abbeville, North Vermilion High School in Maurice, and Lafayette High in Lafayette.
Three Acadiana teams took home State Championship titles in their respective divisions.
The North Vermilion High NV Dreams were named the 3A/4A State Champions of their Division II.
Vermilion Catholic High Eagleline was named the 1A/2A State Champions of their Division III.
Lafayette High Dance Team State Champions 5A Division I courtesy Rachel LemaireLafayette High took home the State Champions title for 5A Division I.
Teams competed in three rounds of performances including Fight Song Routine, Spirit Raising Sideline Routine, and Crowd-Pleasing Performance Routine.
For a link to final Results of the LHSAA Spirit Championship, visit LHSAA.org. See title-winning performances from the weekend’s competition below.