Cheering: Lewiston wins New England crown

Posted by: MBR on Sun Mar 18th, 2012 6:08 am
Cheering: Lewiston wins New England crownBy Tony Blasi Lewiston brought down the house with its dazzling routines, then took home the New England Championship cheerleading crown in Lawrence, Mass., on Saturday afternoon.Lewiston is the first high school in Maine to ever capture the elusive and coveted New England Championship in cheerleading.After last year's near miss, the Blue Devils would not entertain the idea of going home empty-handed again."We knew we had a shot coming in," said Lewiston coach Lynnette Morency. "We came in second last year. The girls were really determined this year. They knew it was in their reach and they wanted to get it.The Blue Devils have experienced spectacular prosperity over the years, especially this season where Lewiston had a second straight sweep in conference, regional and state competitions.for full story ... wn/1169972