Orangefield Sophisticats Earn Awards

Published 4:14 pm Saturday, March 9, 2019

To The Leader

The Sophisticats from Orangefield High School attended the American Dance/Drill Team Contest in Galveston March 1st and 2nd.  The officers and team worked hard all season and won numerous awards. The officers won judges awards for all their dances: jazz, contemporary and novelty.  The team also won judges awards for all their dances: jazz, contemporary, novelty and hip hop.  Both officers and team took home Sweepstakes and Gussie Nell Davis awards.  Officers won a Best Overall Platinum Award for precision, technique, performance, and choreography.  The team won a Best Overall Silver Award for technique and choreography. The Sophisticat officers tied for Best In Class for an extra small school and the team tied for 8th place overall out of 31 high school teams.  Ayla Merendino placed 4th overall for her solo in the extra small school and Jocelynn Myrick place 1st runner-up for her solo in the extra small school. 


Competitors for the weekend include:

Captain, Jocelynn Myrick, 1st Lt., Makayla Hazen, Lt., Trinity Sims, Rayleigh Elkins, Kaylee Noble, Hadley Psencik, Baylee Duhon, Ashleigh Greenwood, Breea Hubbard, Ayla Merendino, and Lindsey Perkins.

Managers: Jaysie Banken and Madison Walles

Director: Tara Greenwood

Assistant Directors: Candi Patterson and Jerri Graffagnino