Local cheerleading team places high in national competition

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ORLANDO, Fla. (WCJB) -- Over the weekend. the Newberry High School cheerleading team traveled to Orlando for a competition.

The Panthers competed in the 2019 National High School Cheerleading Championship which took place at Disney World. Of all the categories the team competed in, it placed in the single digits for two of them.

The team placed 14th in the country for small varsity non-tumbling, and 5th in the country for game day. Their most impressive awards was third place in worlds.