Byron Cheerleaders 5th 2/4/12

Published 02/04 2012 10:53PM

Updated 02/04 2012 11:36PM

Byron, Illinois-Three cheers for the girls in Byron who normally lead the cheering.  The Byron cheerleaders finished fifth in the state Saturday in the State Competitive Cheerleading competition for the small school division in Bloomington.

The Lady Tigers totaled 81.40 points to finish behind only Columbia, Timothy Christian, Somonauk, and Breese Central.

The fifth place finish tops Byron's best previous finish at State of eighth place.  The girls performed their routine a second time Saturday night at halftime of the Byron-Lutheran boys basketball game.

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