Keuka College Cheerleading Wins Salt City Beach Classic

Keuka College Cheerleading Wins Salt City Beach Classic

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The Keuka College Cheerleading team took first place in the Collegiate All-Girl Elite division at the Epic Brands Competition – Salt City Beach Classic in Syracuse, N.Y. on Saturday.

Saturday's competition capped off the 2016 schedule for the Green and Gold.

Keuka College had their best performance of the season on Saturday. They had unique and difficult jumps that were executed, which was reflected in their scoring.

The Green and Gold received a full five points out of a possible five for jump difficulty. They also received a 4.2 for technique and a 4.7 out 5 for dance. On a larger scale, Keuka College got a 9.4 out of 10 for performance and 9.5 out of 10 for the composition of the routine.

Due to the increased difficulty, Keuka did have a couple mistakes which resulted in a deduction of 1.5 points. Overall, Keuka received a score of 80.82. The competition, Jefferson Community College, did not receive any deductions, but Keuka's overall difficulty was higher and the Green and Gold demonstrated more skills than the Cannoneers to finish in first place.