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A Vision at state: Dance team takes 5th

The Vision dance team performed at the state competition to conclude the season.

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A Vision at state: Dance team takes 5th

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Rylie Horrall, Reporter

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The Vision dance team attended their final competition, the OSAA 2018 Dance and Drill State Championships, at the Portland Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 16 and 17.

The team performed the routine “Anybody Out There?”, that had been presented in the Winter Sports assembly earlier that week, with a few modifications and advancements added in.

The dance team preparing to take the floor.

Dance competed against nine other teams on Friday to advance to Saturday’s competition.

Just over half of teams competing in the first competition would go on to compete the next day, and no trophies are handed out at the Friday competition.

The Vision Dance Team qualified for the Saturday portion of the state competition and went on to compete with five other qualified teams.

Out of the ten teams in total, Scappoose placed fifth and brought home a trophy.

The senior members pose with their trophy.

Senior Katie Sandstrom stated she was emotional about her last performance and said “In the end, as a senior [I made sure] to make the best of my last competition, and left it all out on the floor.”

The dance team had been short a few members, and earlier in the season asked members of the cheer team if they would be willing to help.

Danielle Trenkler, a junior, was one of the four cheerleaders who offered to help, and stated she was “interested in learning about the sport of dance, [and the] experience she had was amazing.”

“The dance team was very welcoming and made me feel right at home,” senior McKenzie Worthington said about the experience she had helping out.

Tryouts for an All State dance team were also occurring during the state competition. All State is a chance for junior and senior members of dance teams to audition to be on a team together.

Each dancer is given 30 seconds of choreography to learn over a video for the first round of auditions. The dancers who make it to the second round then are given two more 30-second pieces to learn before performing all three sections as one completed routine in front of a panel of judges.

The dancers with the highest scores from the second round make it onto the team, and then perform a routine at the state competition.

The team gathers for a group photo at the end of the competition.

Two seniors from Scappoose, Katie Sandstrom and Grace Comer, were among the dancers who qualified.

 

 

Photos were provided by McKenzie Worthington.

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