Following a second-place finish in sectionals last week, the Hinsdale South High School dance team is heading to state.
This is the first year competitive dance is recognized as an IHSA sport.
The Hornets finished second in the 2A sectional competition at Andrew High School in Tinley Park with a score of 73.07. That was just behind first-place winner Eisenhower (Blue Island), which scored 73.40.
The team is set to perform Saturday evening at the state finals competition. Click here for a full performance schedule.
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The dance team is coached by Courtney Gillette, and Heather Riggs is an assistant coach. The roster includes:
Lois Anderson (So.), Alexs Ardovitch (So.), Lauren Awtry (Sr.), Kaylee Baumbach (So.), Elisabetta Bifero (Jr.), Paulena Brocato (Jr.), Cassie Calvello (Sr.), Isabella Jorgensen (Jr.), Abagail Karban (Jr.), Jamie Massimilian (Sr.), Hannah Nodus (So.), Carly Poro (Jr.), Caroline Roti (Jr.), Nicole Spacone (Sr.), Kelley Sunde (So.), Sara Thompson (Jr.), Gianna Vanchieri (So.), Migle Varkalaite (Jr.) and Kaitlin Yurchak (Sr.).