Cheer team defends State title


Puyallup cheer defended their 2020 State title this past weekend, competing in two divisions Saturday, Feb. 5. 

There were 16 divisions total. The team took third in Medium Game Day (against six other teams) and first in Small Non-Tumbling (against 13 other teams, which, according to coach Jaelene Mckechnie, was the largest division at the competition. 

“This was a huge accomplishment and we are so proud of our athletes,” Mckechnie said. 

There was no state competition last year due to COVID-19.