GRAFTON—The 2019-20 Big Ten All-Conference Cheer Team was announced recently, and a pair of outstanding Grafton Bearcat teammates made the final cut.
Juniors Abby Rucker and Jenna Wright joined 19 other cheerleaders from 12 different schools on the allconference team, which is listed below.
The duo helped Grafton finish seventh at the Big 10 competition on November 14th at BuckhannonUpshur after finishing third in the Region 1 competition on November 9th at East Fairmont.
Amanda Brown, Lincoln, was chosen as this year’s Coach of the Year.
Congratulations to the following ladies, who cheered, tumbled, stunted and danced their way onto the 2020 Big Ten All-Conference Cheer Team:
Dezi Pugh, Buckhannon-Upshur; Samantha Crookshanks, East Fairmont; Tessa Martin, Elkins; Gracie Lamb, Fairmont Senior; Paytyn Neal, Fairmont Senior; Abby Rucker, Grafton; Jenna Wright, Grafton; Taylor McDougal, Lewis County; Kaitlin Nutter, Liberty; Jordyn Hustead, Liberty; Madison Criss, Liberty; Halli Toothman, Lincoln; Avery Riley, Lincoln; KayLea Cook, Lincoln; Kaylee Joyce, Lincoln; Jaylen Schell, North Marion; Lexie Leach, Philip Barbour; Ashley Belanger, Preston; Carli Chipps, Preston; Kaleigha Hollins, Robert C. Byrd; and Azaria Michael, Robert C. Byrd.