Cheer Factor named state champs

INDIANA, Pa. – HipNotic All Stars, a division of Cheer Factor All Star Cheer and Dance, recently took first place at the Pennsylvania State Cheer and Dance Championships held at Kovalchick Center at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

HipNotic competed in the Youth Hip Hop division for kids ages 6 to 11. Team members are Annika Barnes, Darrah Evans, Alicia Nicolini, Rachel Meintel, Sydney Weyandt, Cassie Kyle, Sally Montgomery, Reese Jones, Alyssa Kovach, Kori Vinglas and Lea Lohsl.

Also competing at the event were Cheer Factor’s Youth and Senior teams. The Youth Team placed second at the event. Team members are Alyssa Kovach, Cassie Kyle, Lea Lohsl, Serenity Evans, Karly LeComte, Kendra Jones, Alexis Williams, Madyson Wise, Madisyn Fox and Marissa Walgrove.

Cheer Factor’s Senior team placed fourth. The team members are Makayla Williams, Addison Dunn, Delaney Dunn, Jules Lusk, Amanda Cicon, Riley DeVecchis, Karly LeComte, Serenity Evans, Hannah Long, Drake Patel and Chloe Lusk.

Cheer Factor, which is in Gemini Gymnastics, 1889 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd.,

Altoona, is accepting new enrollment for its half-year teams.

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