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Dance team earns two fourth place awards at competition

PHOTO COURTESY OF JO ELLEN PACHEBEL - Members of the Scappoose High School Vision Dance Team perform during the pom routine on Saturday, Nov. 7. The team won a fourth place title for the performance.The Scappoose High School Vision Dance Team took two fourth-place titles at the first competition of the season on Saturday, Nov. 7.

The dance team earned fourth-place titles in pom routine and small hip-hop routine during the David Douglas High School dance competition in Portland.

Reyna Martinez and Brianna Western, both freshmen on the team, also placed in the top 10 for novice division drill routines.

The Scappoose dance team will compete in at least two more competitions this season, with an upcoming performance at Wilsonville High School on Saturday, Nov. 14, followed by the Happy Feet Dance Competition at Scappoose High School on Saturday, Nov. 21.

If the team ranks highly enough during the three competitions this season they could be invited to the category championships that will be hosted on Dec. 5.