ELK GROVE — The Davis Junior Blue Devils Cheer Squad captured first place on Saturday in Sacramento Youth League competition that took place at Cosumnes River College.
Headed by coaches Kim Griffiths and Lynn Killmer, the Devils brought home first-place trophies in all four divisions.
The winning Junior Pee Wee squad, made up of cheerleaders in first through third grades, was guided by Aimee Davis and Amani Jones. Good performances came from Gianna Cacciatore, Alyssa Dolcini, Carolena Morales, Georgia Grace Smith, Colette Quaas, Kali Hoal, Paige Jones, Nylah Garner, Alexandra Barth, Dakota Banuelos and Luciah Roa.
Coach Ciara Brown’s Pee Wee squad — fourth- and fifth-graders — took top honors behind the efforts of Andrea Bryant, Britney Vitangcol, Alexis Lee, Emma Bordios-Griffin, Alexzandria Haro, Sarah Griffiths, Bay Roberts and Abby Wilbur;
The Junior Midgets captured their sixth- and seventh-grade title using the great abilities of Jacqueline Jones, Samantha Kurtz, Isabella Giannetti, Eva Stromberg, Alice Newman, Claire Deamer, Chloe Deamer, Brynn Casey, Madison Anderson, Annette Ungermann, Daniella Haro, Raegan Wooten, Kathryn Killmer and Airlia Schofield. Coaches Anna Navin and Lauren Hupe mentored the Junior Midgets to the win.
In the Midgets (eighth-grade) division, coaches Maya Giannetti and Carissa Dasher mentored cheerleaders Allison Killmer, Jessica Christopulos, Emma-Shane Cowan, Rebeccah Kang, Cameron Yarris, Bailey Ringer, Elly Schwab, Alexis Vitangcol, Rachael Ramirez and Britteney Olivier.