Coed cheer places fourth at national competition.

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PHOTO COURTESY OF ANNA CLAIRE WALLACE

The Co-ed cheer team left Wednesday, February 5th to make the 10 hour drive to Orlando, Florida.

The team competed on Friday, February 7th as semi-finalist #2 of the small co-ed game day area of competition.

Senior Erin Matthews has been part of the co-ed team for all four years of high school. She tells her excitement for her last year to compete at High School Cheer Nationals.

“I am so excited for my last time to compete with my favorite people in my favorite place,” Matthews said.

As a result of the semi-competition, the team headed into finals on Friday. Tupelo emded their competiton season by placing 4th out of 14 teams in the small co-ed division.