(KAIT) - 2009 hasn't just been a great season on the gridiron. It's been a great season for the ladies with cheer. 13 Region 8 schools nabbed top ten finished in the AAA Cheer or Dance Championships, with four winning state titles.
In 3A Cheer, Harrisburg won the state title with a final score of 319. Brookland finished 5th, Manila 7th, and Pocahontas 8th.
It was a Jonesboro one-two finish in 4A Dance, with Valley View taking the title and Westside finishing 2nd. In 5A, Nettleton took the spoils, with Paragould finishing 3rd and Greene County Tech 4th. The Golden Eagles took 8th place in the 5A-7A Coed division
Jonesboro High won the 6A Dance title and the only Region 8 team to finish in the top 5. The Hurricane also finished 3rd in 6A Cheer.
In other Cheer results, East Poinsett County and Bay finished 5th and 8th respectively in 1A-2A. Pocahontas took 8th place in 4A. Three Region 8 teams finished in the top ten in 5A Cheer. Paragould took third, Nettleton 4th, and Wynne 6th.
Congratulations to all Region 8 teams for showing plenty of school spirit on the state level.