TROY — The Stoney Creek High School varsity cheer team saved its best for the final round, scoring 315 points in the third round to clinch the Div. 2-1 regional championship on Saturday afternoon.
The Cougars finished with 775.64 to earn a return trip to the state finals in Grand Rapids next week, where Stoney Creek finished third in its division. Rochester High, who took a 0.10 lead into the final round, finished in second with a final score of 772.34.
Southgate Anderson (3rd, 768.64 points) and Sterling Heights Utica Stevenson (4th, 765.52) were the other two teams in an 11-team field to earn a berth in the state finals.School Total Place Livonia Churchill 702.84 11 Macomb Dakota 745.22 6 Rochester 772.34 2 Rochester Adams 747.8 5 Rochester Stoney Creek 775.64 1 Saline 708.54 9 Southgate Anderson 768.64 3 Sterling Heights Utica Stevenson 765.52 4 Sterling Heights Utica Ford 700.76 12 Temperance Bedford 712.42 8 Utica Eisenhower 730.9 7 Warren Cousino 704.76 10
The Div. 1 state finals kick off March 1 at the Deltaplex in Grand Rapids. For more information, visit mhsaa.com.