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Edison High School pom squad takes second place at Nationals

Posted at 10:51 PM, Feb 21, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-21 23:56:12-05

TULSA - The Edison High School pom squad returned to Tulsa on Wednesday as the runnerup in the nation with only one squad in the country finishing better.

The Edison Varsity Pom won the Dance Team Union (DTU) Regionals competition held in Broken Arrow in November and won Grand Champion category, beating larger schools Jenks, Broken Arrow and Booker T. Washington before heading to Nationals. 

 The Edison pom squad also won the 5A State Championship in Oklahoma City n December. 
This past weekend the team competed at the DTU Nationals competition in Orlando, Fla.  The Edison team placed second in the small varsity pom division and fifth in the jazz division.  

Edison's previous highest ranking at Nationals was fourth place last year.  The seniors of the EVP squad are leaving with two State Championships, a Regionals grand championship and a second and fourth placement at Nationals.
It was coach Sarah Ivie best finish in 11 years at Edison.
The seniors on the team are Brionna Belcher (Captain), Abbey Snyder, Avery Reiswig, Caitlin Eckhardt
and Ryah Jones; Juniors, Kathleen Unterschuetz and Riley Schlotlfelt, Sophomores, Karli Campbell, Lilly Harvey, Lindey Blankenship and Payton Swain, and Freshmen, Allisyn Osburn, Dori Roper, Haley Bundy, Jameson White and Sophie Jones. 

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