CHS dances to Disney
Saturday, March 18, 2017 4:00 AM
Through hard work and practice, the Crawfordsville High School Dance Team, Blue Illusions, made it through the Ameridance Regional Competition and earned a spot in the International Championship Competition at Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex HP Field House in Florida. They earned an impressive 92 at the regional competition.
The team is led by six seniors, Jewel Anzola, Elyssa Bentley, Liisa Piili, Emilea Pursell, Chandler Wright and Jena Vaught.
“There are excellent dance teams competing in this competition,” said head coach Tami Haas. “Teams from all over the country; Argentina, Columbia, Chile and Mexico.
Crawfordsville will compete today. They are participating in the Varsity Hip Hop, Varsity Kick and Varsity Jazz divisions.
The team also recently competed at the Indiana High School Dance Team Association state finals last weekend. The high school team took second in the Division A Hip Hop competition with a total score of 89.74 and second in the Class A Jazz competition with a score of 82.32.
The Crawfordsville Middle School team was second in the Division JHA Hip Hop competition with a score of 78.64 and first in the Division JHA Jazz competition with a score of 78.20.