PIKEVILLE - The Prestonsburg High School varsity cheerleading squad won the KHSAA 15th Region Class A competitive cheer championship in the medium division on Wednesday night at the Eastern Kentucky Expo Center. Prestonsburg will compete in the state competition on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Western Kentucky University. The Prestonsburg program has also captured back-to-back regional championships.
The Prestonsburg cheerleading team is coached by Leslie Ousley, trained by Norris Domingue and assisted by Hope Sword.
The inaugural KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will take place Saturday, Jan. 26 at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Divisions have been created for all-girls and co-ed competition, with the winning school in each division at the regional level advancing to the State competition.
Doors will open for fans at 7 a.m., with the competition beginning at 8 a.m. with the Class 1A Small/Class 2A Medium Divisions. The Class 2A Large/Class 2A Super-Large Divisions will compete at 11 a.m., followed by the Class 2A Small/Class 1A Medium Divisions at 2 p.m., the Class 1A Large/Class 2A Coed Divisions at 5 p.m., and the Class 1A Coed/Class 1A Super-Large Divisions at 7:30 p.m. An awards presentation will follow each competition block.