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Debs take 2013 Category Championships


by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - The Debs compete at the 2013 Category Championships on Dec. 7. The West Linn High School Debutantes are champions.

The Debs, competing at the 2013 Category Championships on Dec. 7 sponsored by the Dance and Drill Coaches Association of Oregon, took first place in the kick category and third place in the hip-hop category.

by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - High school dance teams from 28 schools from across Oregon were invited to compete at Oregon City High School. The strong showing by West Linn High School’s dance team capped a successful first half of their season.

The Debs previously took third in kick at the David Douglas Competition and second in kick at the Reynolds Competition and placed first in kick at both events.

Teams competing at the 2013 Category Championships had to qualify to be able to participate. Each had to finish in either first or second place at a local category competition or had to have a final score within the top 50 percent of teams competing in that category.

High school dance teams from 28 schools across Oregon were invited to compete this past Saturday at Oregon City High School.

Teams now change routines and begin to prepare for the 2014 OSAA Dance and Drill State Championships that will be held March 19 to 22 at Portland’s Veterans Memorial Coliseum.by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - The Debs took first place in the kick category and third place in the hip-hop category. by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - The Debs had previously placed first in kick and third and second respectively in hip-hop at both the David Douglas and Reynolds competitions. by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - Teams now change routines and begin to prepare for the 2014 OSAA Dance and Drill State Championships.by: TIDINGS PHOTO: J. BRIAN MONIHAN - The Debs will compete in the 2014 OSAA Dance and Drill State Championships that will be held March 19-22 at Portland's Veterans Memorial Coliseum.



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