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SQUADS HAVE SOMETHING TO CHEER ABOUT GIRLS FROM 20 AREA SCHOOLS ENTER SPIRITED COMPETITION.

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 teams from 20 high schools and junior high schools participated Sunday in the 17th annual Antelope Valley College Antelope Valley College is a comprehensive community college located in Lancaster, California, USA. It is operated by the Antelope Valley Community College District, with a primary service area of 1,945 square miles covering portions of Los Angeles and Kern counties.  All Valley competition.

Hundreds of parents and other supporters packed the college gymnasium for the contest, which was won in the varsity large-squad division by Lancaster High School Lancaster High School may refer to:
  • Lancaster High School (Lancaster, California)
  • Lancaster High School (Lancaster, New York)
  • Lancaster High School (Lancaster, Texas) in Lancaster, Texas
  • Lancaster High School (Ohio) in Lancaster, Ohio
 and in the varsity small-squad division by Paraclete High School Paraclete High School is a Catholic High School in Lancaster, CA operated independently of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. 186 seniors graduated in the 2006-2007 school year. .

``The teams are getting better and better every year,'' said Donna Horn, Antelope Valley College cheerleader adviser. ``We're seeing that at the younger level all the way through.''

Behind Lancaster High in the varsity large squad competition - for teams of 14 members or more - came Desert Christian High School Christian High School, also known as CHS, is in O'Fallon, Missouri. The school mascot is the Eagle and the school colors are teal and black. Their women's soccer team has won many state championships.  in second place and Quartz Hill High School Quartz Hill High School is a public, co-educational high school located in Lancaster, California. Founded in 1964, it is the third oldest comprehensive high school in the Antelope Valley High School District (AVHSD).  in third.

Rosamond High School finished second behind Paraclete in the varsity small-squad division.

Paraclete won the high school sportsmanship award, voted on by the teams.

Desert Christian won the stunt competition.

Lancaster won the junior varsity competition, followed by Quartz Hill in second and Highland in third. Lancaster came in first and Highland second in the freshman competition.

In the junior high school competition, Joe Walker Middle School won the large-squad division and Del Sur School the small-squad division.

In the large-squad division, Hillview Middle School Hillview Middle School is a public middle school in Menlo Park, California, part of the Menlo Park City School District. It is notable as having been named a California Distinguished School seven times.  came in second and Wildflower School came in third.

In the small-squad division, St. Mary's School came in second and Grace Lutheran School came in third.

Del Sur won the junior high sportsmanship award.

Joe Walker won the stunt competition.

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Photo: (1 -- 2) Lancaster High School cheerleaders, at left, perform flips in the 17th annual Antelope Valley College All Valley cheerleader competition on Sunday. Above, girls on the Quartz Hill High School squad leap during their routine.

Gene Blevins/Special to the Daily News
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Date:Feb 6, 2001
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