YMCA’s Cheerleaders win Cheermax sweeps


Staff report



Members of the team include front: Oliver Marchus, son of Nicolle and David Marchus and Addy Frohne, daughter of Nancy and John Frohne all of Sidney; back: Sarah VanBrocklin, daughter of Dena and Michael VanBrocklin of Botkins, McKenna Murray, daughter of Becki Lawhorn and Andy Murray of Sidney, Gabby Cagle, daughter of Luddie Cagle of Sidney, Lydia Neves, daughter of Tim Moore of Sidney, Alex Thompson, son of Misty Thompson and Josh Rihm of Sidney, Zaylee Finkenbine, daughter of Jill Finkenbine of Maplewood, Addison Payne, daughter of Jeff and Wendy Payne of Sidney and Abbey Swearingen, daughter of Libbey and Brent Swearingen of Sidney.


Courtesy photo

SIDNEY — The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA cheerleading teams competed at the CheerMax National Championships in Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 29.

Spirit Force BlackOut (senior team for ages 11-18) and the Spirit Force Super Stars (Special Needs team for all ages) won 1st in their respective divisions. Spirit Force Avengers (youth team for ages 5-10) won second place in their division.

In addition to winning a National Title, Spirit Force BlackOut also won The Sweeps – a prestigious award given to the cheer team that wins the top three highest scores throughout the CheerMax season. The Sidney-Shelby County YMCA Spirt Force Senior team took the sweeps title and earned a $300 check and banner for the program along with a trophy, T-shirt and a national champion jacket for each cheerleader.

Contact Coach Erica Hicks at 937-492-9134 or ehicks@sidney-ymca.org for information about joining a team.

http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_basket-toss.jpgCourtesy photo

Members of the team include front: Oliver Marchus, son of Nicolle and David Marchus and Addy Frohne, daughter of Nancy and John Frohne all of Sidney; back: Sarah VanBrocklin, daughter of Dena and Michael VanBrocklin of Botkins, McKenna Murray, daughter of Becki Lawhorn and Andy Murray of Sidney, Gabby Cagle, daughter of Luddie Cagle of Sidney, Lydia Neves, daughter of Tim Moore of Sidney, Alex Thompson, son of Misty Thompson and Josh Rihm of Sidney, Zaylee Finkenbine, daughter of Jill Finkenbine of Maplewood, Addison Payne, daughter of Jeff and Wendy Payne of Sidney and Abbey Swearingen, daughter of Libbey and Brent Swearingen of Sidney.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2017/02/web1_CheerMaxChamps.jpgMembers of the team include front: Oliver Marchus, son of Nicolle and David Marchus and Addy Frohne, daughter of Nancy and John Frohne all of Sidney; back: Sarah VanBrocklin, daughter of Dena and Michael VanBrocklin of Botkins, McKenna Murray, daughter of Becki Lawhorn and Andy Murray of Sidney, Gabby Cagle, daughter of Luddie Cagle of Sidney, Lydia Neves, daughter of Tim Moore of Sidney, Alex Thompson, son of Misty Thompson and Josh Rihm of Sidney, Zaylee Finkenbine, daughter of Jill Finkenbine of Maplewood, Addison Payne, daughter of Jeff and Wendy Payne of Sidney and Abbey Swearingen, daughter of Libbey and Brent Swearingen of Sidney. Courtesy photo

Staff report