Monmouth, Madison fare well at MVCs

Posted by: MBR on Sun Jan 10th, 2010 9:37 am
Cheerleading: Monmouth, Madison fare well at MVCsJAY -- Monmouth finished second and Madison placed third at the Mountain Valley Conference cheerleading championships, held Saturday at Jay High School.Mountain Valley won the title with a score of 125.75. Each team performed its routine twice, and the final score was the average of the two rounds. Monmouth finished with a 108.8 and Madison scored at 98.6. Lisbon was fourth at 98.45.Monmouth had five-point deductions on its stunts in both rounds. Coach Leanne Burnham said the Mustangs went for a high degree of difficulty."Part of it is, this is my last year coaching, so we're kind of putting it all out there," said Burnham, who is expecting her third daughter."We lost five points on stunts that don't usually fall. It's just a matter of having more confidence going into those stunts."For full storyhttp://kennebecjournal.mainetoday.com/s ... 44045.html