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Chapin, Mid-Carolina win competitive cheer championships

Chapin does it again! Winning the 5-A State Cheerleading championships.

Chapin High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.
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Chapin High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

A move up in classification didn’t stop Chapin’s run of cheerleading state championships.

Chapin captured the Class 5A competitive cheerleading championship Saturday at Colonial Life Arena. It is the Eagles’ record 14th title and first in 5A.

Chapin finished with 344 points, five more than second-place River Bluff. Midlands teams made up the top four with Lexington (333) and Dutch Fork (328).

Chapin was one of two Midlands schools to win state titles Saturday. Mid-Carolina won the Class 3A title. It was Mid-Carolina’s first title after three runner-up finishes in 2005, 2013, 2015. Ben Lippen cheerleaders won SCISA championship Thursday.

Mid-Carolina finished with 270 points, seven more than Liberty. Gray Collegiate was fifth.

In Class 4A, AC Flora finished fourth. Brookland-Cayce was seventh and Airport 10th.

River Bluff High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

Lexington High School High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

Dutch Fork High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

Blythewood High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

Lugoff-Elgin High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

White Knoll High School competes in the 5-A State Cheerleading Competition at Colonial Life Arena on Nov. 17, 2018.

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