Dance Team: The Lightning Dance Team competed with 13 other teams in the Section 1AAA High Kick and Jazz Tournaments last evening in front of a completely packed house at Bloomington Kennedy High School. The Lightning were crowned Section Champions in both Jazz and High Kick to earn a return trip to state in both divisions! They will compete in Jazz Prelims on Friday, February 14th at Target Center. The AA/AAA Jazz Prelims session will start at 2:00. Eastview will compete at approximately 3:16 p.m. The top six teams will advance to Finals at 7:15 p.m. Friday night. They will compete in High Kick Prelims on Saturday, February 15th at Target Center. The AA/AAA High Kick Prelims session will start at 2:00. Eastview will compete at approximately 2:52 p.m. The top six teams will advance to High Kick Finals at 7:15 p.m. Saturday night. They have now qualified for state 23 years in a row……every single year since Eastview has been open! Tonight was their 16th consecutive Section title in Jazz and 32nd and 33rd Section titles overall since the school opened. Congrats to all athletes and coaches on another amazing season and good luck at State!
Varsity Jazz Team includes: Irene Boese, Elizabeth Dobis, Karli Flippo, Maliyah Fongvongsa-Given, Emma Gannon, Elizabeth Hallum, Sophia Hedlund, Grace Heinen, Grace Kisch, Maggie Larson, Danielle Nelson, Katie Percival, Morgan Peterson, Sabrina Pilney, Mailana Tong, Abby Williams
Varsity High Kick Team includes: Lauren Anderson, Mia Barnes, Irene Boese, Lilli Burke, Trinity Dao, Elizabeth Dobis, Karli Flippo, Maliyah Fongvongsa-Given, Mia Foster, Emma Gannon, Claire Hake, Elizabeth Hallum, Sydney Hart, Sophia Hedlund, Grace Heinen, Grace Kisch, Chloe Kruger, Maggie Larson, Paige Lorsung, Ashley Losie, Ariana Navaro, Danielle Nelson, Anna Nguyen Zoe Kritsas, Katie Percival, Morgan Peterson, Sabrina Pilney, Ava Sartori, Alexis Stolpa, Kilie Thomas, Mailana Tong, Abby Williams
Coaches are Jenny Raiche, Ellen Allen, Toni Balliet, Molly Campbell, Shelby Feddema, Grace Gilbertson, Shannen Jilek, Jessica Padget, Tina Range and Taylor Varghese