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West Orange High School Cheerleaders Capture Regional Competition, Qualify for Nationals

WEST ORANGE, NJ - The West Orange High School Varsity Cheerleaders continued their winning ways with a first-place win at the UCA Empire Regional Championship, held at Nassau Community College in Garden City, NY, on Dec. 2. 
"This event is a qualifier for the National High School Cheerleading Championship hosted by UCA in Orlando Florida in February," said Head Cheer Coach Olivia Del Spina.
"The WOHS varsity competition team placed first in Small Varsity Non-Tumbling and second in Game Day Non-Tumbling," she continued.
Both placements earned the team invitations to the National High School Cheerleading Championship (NHSCC), to be February 8-10, 2019, in Orlando.
"This is the third year in a row WOHS has taken home first at the regional qualifier!" enthused Del Spina. 
12th graders:
-Viviana Cardona
-Linnea Nichols
-Zaria Young
-Nayesha Woolridge
-Emily Weingold
-Camryn Fiore
-Daniela Wahlers
11th graders:
-LaCaiya Hill Dewitt
-Bri'an Kelly Jackson
10th graders:
-Myah Sellers
-Gabriella Charles
-Leila Garraud 
Coaching staff includes: Olivia Del Spina (Head Coach), Taylor Calixto and Ashley Rhodes (Assistant Coaches). 
Cynthia Cumming
Dec. 4, 2018