2021-22 cheering preview capsules

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Dec. 16—Melissa Burila (eighth year) WMC; : B

Senior — Abby Bouchard; Juniors — Haley Lang, Ashley Lang; Sophomores — Brooke Norton, Kylie Jo Lewis, Kiara Martinez.

Sophomores — Abigail Peaslee, Erika Parlin (home schooled); Freshmen —Brooklyn Gould, Marissa Rowe, Mya Heald.

Mackenzie Baston, Jasmine Gamache.

With another year of COVID to contend with, the Patriots are working hard to keep what is important as their focus. It's a team that works well together and is looking to have a healthy, successful season. The team thanks the athletic department for its continued support and the custodial staff for keeping everything running perfectly.

Andrea Keneborus (third year)

KVAC; B

Fourth at KVACs and fourth out of 21 teams at Class B state championship.

Juniors — Kira Welch, Alia Bell, Emma Caouette, Fya Link, Skyla Lapointe; Sophomores — Madelyne Keneborus, Ellah Houghton.

Marley Coburn, Libby McIntyre, Karrigan Cassella, Bella Keneborus, Abby Connely.

Junior — Kylinn Marquis; Sophomore — Ryleigh Green; Freshmen — Lilly Pelletier, Jayna Jarvis, Jayna Jarvis, Madison Worscester, Abby Veinott.

This is a young-but-talented group of athletes who are strong and motivated, according to coach Andrea Keneborus. With the majority of the team having tumbling skills, expect to see a strong and clean routine with the typical "Hornet flare."

Nicole Adams (ninth year)

MVC; C

Second at MVCs.

Seniors — Grace Braley, Annika Golino, Reese McAtee, Jennifer St. Pierre, Trinity Trufant; Junior — Laryssa Cleaves; Sophomores — Penelope Lucas; Freshmen — Nevaeh Fortin, Riley Hoyle, Mackenzie Theriault.

Maddy Ryder, Riece St. Amant.

The Greyhounds are excited to perform for parents again.

Matt Hanley (third year) and Torey Reny (third year)

KVAC; A

Fourth at Class A state championship.

RSeniors — Jocelyn Coons, Emily Lowe; Juniors — Audrey Bilodeau, Hannah Dube, Emilie Levasseur; Sophomores — Madeleine Albert, Kelsea Anderson, Ava Blanchette, Jersey Cunningham, Siara Laliberte, Reese Maynard, Gabby Thomas, Allison Lavallee.

Seniors — Isabel Tiller Munoz, Cara Schwarze; Freshmen —Aubrey Wood, Phoenix Beaulieu, Fiona Hutchison, Khloe Kirk.

The team is looking forward to performing a fast and high-energy routine. The Devils have been spending time working on technique and endurance. The team is motivated and looking forward to showcasing their talent this year.

Brandon Ouellette (third year), Laurie Gifford (involved in the program since 1992)

: MVC; D

MVC champions, Class C Midcoast Athletic Center Champions, Class C state champions.

Seniors — Jake Umberhind, Kyleigh Gowell, Lily Turcotte, Mara Poulin, Emma Gray; Juniors — Brooklyn Federico, Olivia Degen.

Alicen Burnham, Delanie Houston.

: Sophomore — Aubrey Castonguay (Winthrop High School); Freshman — Olivia Dunson.

This year, the Mustangs have seven returning, talented athletes who are hungry for another championship, according to Ouellette. They will be just as talented as last year if not better, he said. The Mustangs are looking for a healthy and competitive season.

Josette Duguay (21st year); assistant coach Ciara Giroux (third year)

MVC; C South

Third at MVCs.

Seniors — Kenedi Arsenault, Cathryn Bouchard, Taylor Duguay, Hailey Emerick, Abigail LeBlanc, Matthias Mason, Lauren Pepin; Junior — Delaney Bouchard; Sophomores — Kirstynn Blouin, Celeste Dickey, Kara Jasud, Abigail Jones, Olivia Pitcher.

Gracie Farnum, Nicole Pelletier, Haley Richard.

Seniors — Aneta Bucilova; Freshmen — Paisley Clukey, Tessah LeClerc, Maiya Melcher.

Although this season isn't considered "normal," the Falcons are excited to be together, working on their routine and competing in person this year, according to Duguay. Their goal is to have fun, work hard and stay healthy.

Danielle Tannenbaum (third year)

KVAC : A

Fifth at KVACs; 11th at Class A state championship.

Juniors — Katie Conant, Janessa Whitney, Lexus Whitney.

Haley Walsh, Tricia Souther-Bowering, Allyson Walsh.

Senior — Hali Swiney; Juniors — Cowen Young, Abbigail Swett; Freshmen — Anglee Brewer, Emma Turcotte.

This team, while smaller in numbers, will make up for it with dedication, work ethic and great attitudes, according to Tannenbaum. The team has been working hard to perfect new and harder skills. They are excited to be performing in person again after experiencing a year of virtual competitions.

Louise Gauthier (13th year)

MVC; C

Senior — Elsbeth Bates; Junior — Lilly Coburn.

Kiara Levesque.

Sophomores — Eva Sallee, Jovanah McLaughlin; Freshman — Kina McInnis.

The Raiders feature a small, but talented squad, according to Gauthier.

Deborah Loveless (36th year), Jess Brooks (fifth year)

KVAC; A

Second at KVACs and fifth at Class A state championship.

Seniors — Jasmin Hayer; Juniors — Kylie Danforth, Abby Fickett, Makenzie Grenier, Lizzy Hallee, Maddie Striegel; Sophomore — Adriana Mills.

Tricia White, McKenzie Billings.

Freshman — Brealynn Record.

The Vikings are looking to make it through the season healthy.

: Tammy Swett (fourth year)

WMC; B

Seniors —Lilly Coltart, Izzy Martin, Leanne Starr, Emmalee Stevens; Junior — Ragyn Harvey; Sophomores — Cassidy Lessard, Emma Martin, Ally Scott, Skylar Tufts.

Junior — Preston Mitchell (manager); Sophomores — Courtney Ames, Symara Bell-Bouthot; Freshmen — Bella Coltart, Rebecca Griffith, Emma MacMahon, Anna Shanning (mascot), Libby Strout.

The Knights are honing their skills and experiencing growth with their overall athleticism, strength and conditioning with each practice, according to Swett. They are excited for this in-person season and are looking forward to seeing all of the cheer teams compete this year.

Nicole Mason (fourth year)

MVC; C

Senior — Haley Nichols; Juniors — Madyson Nichols, Lilian Minoty; Sophomores — Hailey Jackson, Kathryn Dorey.

Taylor Nault, Kirstyn Weatherall.

Sophomores — Achelois Colburn Earle, Mia Henry, Payton Reichenbach, April Stevens; Freshman —Devynn Gagnon, Leylah Manning, Lily Fortier, Amaya McHugh, Ali Moody.

The team is young, consisting mostly of freshmen and sophomores, but it is stocked with talent, according to Mason. With strong leadership from the upperclassmen, the Phoenix team is coming into the season with a new look and is hoping to be stronger than ever.

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