Nease cheerleaders place 10th at national competition


The Nease High School varsity cheerleading squad made it to the finals at the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando last weekend, executing a routine that earned them 10th place in the nation.

Led by Coach Melissa Fraum, the squad made it past the preliminary rounds for the first time in school history, performing a perfect routine in the semi-finals Feb. 11 to earn a spot in the finals.

The cheerleading squad’s performance will air on ESPN2 at 10 a.m. March 11.