B-U cheerleaders compete at conference, regional championships

The Buckhannon-Upshur cheerleaders recently competed in the Region I and Big 10 Conference Championships. They are left to right, Kara Conrad, Kaitlyn Lantz, Josie Fealy, Laurel Metheney, Emma Pumphrey, Kaitlyn Williams, Taylor Given, Dezirae Pugh, Breanna Perry, Madison Brown and Madison Grose.

WHEELING – The Buckhannon-Upshur cheerleading squad recently competed in the Region I championships at Wheeling Park and the Big 10 Conference Championships at East Fairmont High School.

At the Region I championships, Wheeling Park won the regional title while Brooke was runner-up.

In the Big 10 Conference championships, Bridgeport was victorious while Robert C. Byrd took second place.

“We had an amazing showing at the Big 10 Conference Championships,” remarked Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Christina Nestor. “The girls did a great job there. It was a big improvement. Even though we didn’t place where we wanted to, it was definitely a learning experience for the team in both the regional and Big 10 championship meets.”

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