NORWALK, Conn. -- Norwalk’s Division 13 cheerleading team won the organization’s first regional championship and the Division 10 team finished second in the American Youth Football New England Region Cheerleading championships last Saturday in Hartford. Both teams qualified for the national championships, which will be held in December in Kissimmmee, Fla.
The teams are scheduled to leave Dec. 11 for their chance at national titles. The competition will be held at the Silver Spurs Arena on Dec. 14 and 15. The team is asking for donations to make the trip possible. Donations can be mailed to Norwalk Jr. Football and Cheer P.O. Box 2046 Norwalk, CT 06852 or on the norwalkjrfootball,org website through Paypal.
Members of the D10 squad are E’yjah Bledsoe, Ariel Bruno, Morgan Carroll, Kira Diaz, Jordyn Dixon, Grace Fatone, Ava Greco, Ashley Johnson, Jordyn Kidd, Sadi Mantel-Sharkey, Josie Marshall, Rosie Marshall, Dwana Masheck, Olivia Moses, Grace Papadakos, Daisy Restrepo, Kori Saunders, Courtney Sharkey, Sara Spielman, Claudia Stuart, Diamond Taylor, and Leah Washburn. The coaching staff includes head coach Kelcie Wehmhoff, assistant coaches Kelly Johnson and Nadine Moses and student demonstrator Olivia Massucco.
D13 members include: Rayna Aguiar, Evelyn Barragan, Kaitlyn Covello, Frankie Anne DeLeo, Caroline Desmonts, Daniella DiBlasio, Emily Dougherty, Lily Fosella, Summer Hall, Ma’Kiyah Henderson, Brianna Johnson, Sarah Joyner, Anna Korytnyuk, Mikayla Lewis, Kayla Light, Helena Morenberg, Jacqueline Moses, Sydney Mouzon, Hailey Parisi, Shiyonna Patterson, Jessica Pia, Serenity Saunders, Brynn Spielman, Damiana Tuck, Amanda Wasserman, Valentina Zuleta, and Natalie Zullo. Coaching staff for D13 include head coach, Nina Ruffin, assistant coaches Anne Asta, Charlette Lewis, and Kelcie Wehmhoff.
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