Grand Junction Cheerleaders Score High at State
The Grand Junction High cheerleading team finished 20th out of 47 teams in the Class 5A all-girls division Dec. 9 at the Cheerleading State Championships.
Tigers cheerleading coach Katie Goddeyne, who was a cheerleader for two years at Colorado Mesa University, and the rest of the cheeleaders drove about four hours and 30 minutes to Denver Coliseum for a two-and-a-half minute routine.
"It was stressful," Goddeyne said. "But this is big for Junction cheer.
She said the cheerleaders had been working since June, primarily for that competition.
Said cheerleader Jessica Leeds: "We were astonishing."