Hi-C’s Take Fourteenth at State Competition


Alvarez Phoeun

The Hi-C’s perform on March 3rd at the Metro Dance Festival in preparation for their state competition. Annie Ellett was very proud of how they performed at state.

Daniella Young, Staff Writer

The state competition for dance recently took place on Friday, March 16 at the Memorial Coliseum, and Centennial competed at 6:13 pm against the 23 other 6A teams.

For the preliminary round, Centennial ended up placing 14th out of all the 6A teams.

Although Centennial did not make it to Saturday’s final round, Anne Ellett, the Hi-C’s dance coach, remains optimistic and stated that the Hi-C’s “weren’t disappointed and we have no regrets,” Ellett said.

“We had a great routine,” she remarked.

“We thought they were (all) fabulous,” she said, when referring to the 23 other 6A teams that competed against Centennial.

Out of all the school dance teams that competed, Ellett stated that the Hi-C’s are currently ranked sixth in the state, based on their 3.67 cumulative GPA.

The results of the Friday preliminary round (the schools that placed) are as follows:

1) Lake Oswego

2) Tigard

3) Westview

4) Gresham

5) Sherwood

6) Sunset

7) Tualatin

8) Sheldon

9) Lincoln

10) Sprague

11) Lakeridge

12) West Albany

13) Barlow

14) Centennial

15) Benson

16) Oregon City

17) Century

18) Willamette

19) David Douglas

20) Newberg

21) Liberty

22) South Medford

23) Roosevelt

24) South Salem

“We’re very proud of our kids,” she declared.