The Brookstone Cougars show the runner-up medals they received for finishing second in the Class A private-school competition during the Georgia High School Association cheerleading state championships in the Columbus Civic Center on Friday night, Nov. 9, 2018. Pictured, from left, are: front row, seniors Haley Johnson and Abby Beaver; middle row, Ashley Lewis, Olivia Foster, Wells Roberts and Abby Leary; back row, Springer Tebeau, Katherine Brown, Mary Virginia Sluder, Anna Kate Helton, Laine Harris, Lily White, Joanna Lunsford, Julia Loudermilk, Riley Grier and Claire Nicholson.
The Brookstone Cougars show the runner-up medals they received for finishing second in the Class A private-school competition during the Georgia High School Association cheerleading state championships in the Columbus Civic Center on Friday night, Nov. 9, 2018. Pictured, from left, are: front row, seniors Haley Johnson and Abby Beaver; middle row, Ashley Lewis, Olivia Foster, Wells Roberts and Abby Leary; back row, Springer Tebeau, Katherine Brown, Mary Virginia Sluder, Anna Kate Helton, Laine Harris, Lily White, Joanna Lunsford, Julia Loudermilk, Riley Grier and Claire Nicholson. Allison McGregor Brookstone School
The Brookstone Cougars show the runner-up medals they received for finishing second in the Class A private-school competition during the Georgia High School Association cheerleading state championships in the Columbus Civic Center on Friday night, Nov. 9, 2018. Pictured, from left, are: front row, seniors Haley Johnson and Abby Beaver; middle row, Ashley Lewis, Olivia Foster, Wells Roberts and Abby Leary; back row, Springer Tebeau, Katherine Brown, Mary Virginia Sluder, Anna Kate Helton, Laine Harris, Lily White, Joanna Lunsford, Julia Loudermilk, Riley Grier and Claire Nicholson. Allison McGregor Brookstone School

Lost nearly half their team to graduation. No problem. Took second in state again.

November 10, 2018 03:50 PM