The dance competition is now Tuesday at Framingham High.
Plymouth North and Plymouth South each will have a team in action Tuesday night at the MSAA 2019 Winter Dance State Championships at Framingham High School. The competition was originally scheduled for Plymouth North last weekend but was moved after all schools in town were closed for cleaning in the wake of the recent Coronavirus outbreak.
Plymouth North and Plymouth South, as well as Hingham, Braintree, Hanover and Weymouth are among the 13 dance teams that will be in the gym Tuesday evening.
The teams will compete in either All-Styles or Hip-Hop. Both Plymouth squads are in the All-Styles division and the top scoring teams in both divisions will earn an invitation to the New England Championships next Saturday in Enfield, CT.
Head Coach Olivia Rodrigues from Plymouth North and Makayla McShane of Plymouth South were both dance team members of the schools they now coach. They said their girls have worked hard on their routines and are anxious to show their fans what they can do.
Plymouth North is doing a two-minute routine, choreographed by Rodrigues and Jamie Nickerson, that will include elements of Jazz, Pom, Hip-Hop and a Kick line.
“We’ve come in second place in the last three championships (including fall and winter competitions), so we’d love to win and qualify for New England’s,” Rodrigues said.
Plymouth South’s routine will feature of medley of Brittany Spears songs and include Jazz, Pom and Hip-Hop.
Both North and South took home first place trophies at the recent Endicott College competition. The Eagles were first in All-Styles and the Panthers took home the top spot in the Pom division.
Plymouth North’s dance team includes co-captains Sam Larson and Janelle Long as well as Jacqueline Trask, Madelyn Clancy, Janelle Clancy, Talia Raymond, Tatiana Pena, Giovanna Carchia, Caroline Richards, Miranda Coleman, Kelsey Belle Isle, Alexcia Barry, Cate Brennan, Lea Lopes, Kylie Kirchdorfer, Riley McLaughlin, Mackenzie Brooks, Jordan Sherman and Maggie Buckley.
McShane and assistant coach Talia Pepin lead a Plymouth South dance team that includes Kate Baler, Caitlin Conway, Emma Daigneau, Lauren Donlan, Juliana Elmore, Emma Figlioli, Lauren Gilbert, Alexis Holmes, Kathryn Kenny, Paige LaPointe, Ashley Lindquist, Caroline Lyndon, Kaitlyne Macedo, Hannah McIntosh, Jordan McLoud, Madison McWhirk, Emma Mortara, Olivia Rotondo, Morgan Savoy, Alyssa Sfravara, Ashley Slazas, Elizabeth Smith, Kathyn Spiegel, Stella St. John, Madilyn Tavares and Emma Yetman.
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