The squad will compete for the state title next weekend in Bloomington.
Monday, January 28
The Lake Zurich High School cheerleading squad has advanced to the state finals, the Daily Herald reports. The team placed in the top five in the large team class this weekend at the Illinois High School Association cheerleading sectionals. The state finals will be held Feb. 1 and 2 in Bloomington.
U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Ill., this weekend to host Illinois High School Association competition where Lake Zurich squad is the returning champion.
Lake Zurich High School cheerleaders are set to compete in the Illinois High School Association Competitive Cheerleading State Finals in Bloomington, Ill., at U.S. Cellular Coliseum. The squad is the returning champion in the large team category, defeating Conant High School in the 2011 competition. Small and medium divisions began competing Friday morning, and the two-day state finals finish up Saturday after the large and coed divisions go head to head. Lake Zurich High School cheerleaders are again grouped in the large team category, and are scheduled to compete Saturday afternoon alongside 24 other teams across the state including Glenbard North, Jacobs, Naperville North, Stevenson High School, Carmel, Rolling Meadows and Hersey. …