All of the hard work that the Tolland cheerleaders have put in this season is surely paying off! The THS cheerleaders, under head coach Tricia Mancini and assistant coach Lorna Engelbert, won first place in their division at the CCC competition held on Februaary 2nd at Bristol Eastern High School! Not only did they win their division but they also took home the title of Grand Champions of their league, competing against 22 other teams! In addition to their success as a team three THS seniors were named as CCC All Conference cheerleaders, Emily Noble, Victoria Withee, and Ashley Gould. The team has placed at every competition they have attended this season! They took home fourth at the Oxford High School Invitational and a third place trophy from the Wolcott High School competition! Also, at the OHS Invitational Kelly Lester placed 2nd in the top jumper competition! Caitlin Dooley, Anna Gabriel, Kelly Lester, Meghan Noble, and Mary Gabriel placed 3rd in the top gun stunt competition at Wolcott! The top gun group of Logan DeBeatham, Kara Collazo, Jenn Barkus, Jenna Frederico, and Mackenzie Bryne placed 2nd at the WHS competition and won the top gun stunt group competition at OHS! The cheerleaders have had a very successful season thus far and hope to continue it! They will be competing at Quinnipiac University on February 16th and then take on the CT High School Cheerleading State Championship on March 9th! The THS cheerleaders would like to thank all the parents, students, and other fans that have come out to support them this season, they can’t express how much they truly appreciate it!