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BRC's best dancers

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The Raidaire dance team of Hudson High School were Big Rivers Conference champions at the Western Wisconsin Conference Competition in Eau Claire. The varsity won both the Big Rivers pom and kick divisions, giving them the day's highest total score.

Team members are, front from left, Edie Bjerstedt, Ashley Herink, Monica DeLoy, Kelsey Anderson, Vicki Kelley, Becca Hiekel, Taylor Kenall and Brooke Bolf; second row, Kat Cameron, Gretchen Hoehn, Katelyn Kluge, Erin Schaeffer, Melanie Iverson, Gretchen Pederson, Reilin Weber and Candace Phillips; third row, Coach Heidi Shimon, Gabby Gorman, Colleene Duley, Katie Kenall, Ashley Lindemann, Hali Bebault, Bry Inman, Amber Krohn, Casie O'Connor and Coach Amanda Fletcher.

Winning first-team, all-conference awards were Gretchen Hoehn and Monica DeLoy, who also tied for first in solo, and Bry Inman.

The duo of Casie O'Connor and Candace Phillips tied with the trio of Kat Cameron, Colleene Duley and Katelyn Kluge for the ensemble title, and also took second-team honors.

Hali Bebault, Edie Bjerstedt and Katie Kenall competed with a trio that gained second-place and second-team honors.