Hawaii All Stars win in Las Vegas

A Hawaii All Stars cheerleading team won the title of Division One Grand Champion at the JAMZ All Star Cheer Nationals at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev., on Feb. 17.

The International Junior Level 3 Krush Team scored a 98.11 to top 143 teams in the competition. This is the first time a Hawaii team has won the JAMZ Division One Grand Champion.

Members of the Krush team are: Shaely Anderson, Sadie-Lyn Barbosa, Carly Culligan, Jordan Howell, Tiera Kapoi, Lacie Leon, Stevie Lin, Teegan Lin, Danica Madariaga, Gisele Madariaga, Mia Magsayo, MacKenna Miles, Brilyn Neizman, Anisa Nicolas-Kaiwi, Hailey Nocelo, Kailee Nocelo, Natashya Peterson, Jarish Sagario, Teija Sniffen, Alecxy Soberano, Hilalia Villanueva-Langi, Sophie Villarosa, and Tairjah Young.

Krush also won first place in their division, Overall Level 3 Champion, and a paid bid to the Pinnacle Cheerleading Championship. Senior Level 2 Karma and International Open Senior 4 Kweenz also won first place in their respective divisions. Their coach is Kealii Molina.