With a third place finish at the Section 2A competition, the Mayer Lutheran dance team has qualified for the state tournament in jazz.
Aitkin finished first, followed by Duluth Marshall, both earning state tournament berths. Norwood Young America finished fourth.
“The girls danced the best dance of the season that day,” said Mayer Lutheran head coach Maryann Porter. “They looked strong and confident on the court and executed their difficult routine well,”
Aitkin and Duluth Marshall both qualified for state in high kick as well. Mayer Lutheran finished fourth.
The Class A state tournament will be held Feb. 15-16 at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Jazz is on Feb. 15, beginning at 11:30 a.m. The Crusaders are slated to perform seventh. The top six teams will compete in the finals later that night.
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