Cheer team repeats

The Shelton High co-ed varsity cheerleadering team took first place at this year’s CIAC State Championships, which were held on March 9 at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven.

The team competed against 16 other co-ed varsity teams from across the state, to once again take home the first-place trophy. It is the second year in a row that the team has placed No. 1 in the state for its Division.

Among other competitions this season, the cheerleaders have taken first place at the SCC and NECA (New England Cheerleaders Association) competitions.