Dance Team: C-I repeats as Mid-State champs

The Mid-State Conference held its dance team championship.

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AITKIN — Crosby-Ironton claimed the overall Mid-State Conference Championship as they placed first in kick and second in jazz Saturday, Jan. 22.

The Rangers secured 401 points and four rank points to win the kick division over second-place Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus, third-place Detroit Lakes and fourth-place Aitkin.

In jazz, Detroit Lakes won with 398 total points and four rank points. C-I was second with 349 points and eight rank points followed by PL/PRB in third and Aitkin in fourth.

Earning All-Mid-State Conference honors from C-I were Hannah Pederson, Madison Berczyk, Connelly Wassen and Brenna Nelson. Honorable mentions went to Katelyn Cornish and Raylin Daraitis.

“I could not be more proud of the performances put on by our athletes today,” C-I head coach Rachel Norwood said. “The energy and projection to the judges were fabulous. Being awarded Mid-State Champion for the second year is an incredible honor.”


Team results

Jazz: 1-Detroit Lakes 398 points, 4 rank points, 2-Crosby-Ironton 349, 8 rank points, 3-Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 331 points, 12 rank points, 4-Aitkin 3-4 points, 16 rank points

Kick: 1-Crosby-Ironton 401 points, 4 rank points, 2-Pequot Lakes/Pine River-Backus 353, 9.5 rank points, 3-Detroit Lakes 350, 10.5 rank points, 4-Aitkin 319, 16 rank points

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