Saturday, February 9, 2019: IDTA Category State @ Springfield
For the second time ever, JV was allowed to travel with the Varsity team down to IDTA Category State Championship in Springfield, IL. JV finished 1st in the JV Pom/Dance Category. Varsity took home First Place in AAA Kick & 2nd in AAA Pom Dance. This makes a total of 8 Pom State Category Championships and 6 Kick State Category Championships; total of 14 Category State Titles for Hinsdale South since 2010. Pom Champions: ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13, ’15, ’16, ’17, 18 Kick Champions: ’12, ’13, ’14, ’15, ’18, ‘19
Saturday, February 2, 2019 IDTA @ Hononegah
Danceline Varsity finished first in AAA Pom and received a state qualifying score. Varsity also finished first in AAA Kick and received a state qualifying score. JV also finished first in JV Pom Dance and received a state qualifying score. Varsity and JV BOTH received the highest scores of the entire day (total of 42 routines). Freshman JV Member: Jacqueline Baur, was identified as a rising star for her outstanding performance in JV Pom Dance.
Friday, January 25, 2019: IHSA STATE
Hinsdale South has proudly advanced to IHSA State every year since the first year of competition in 2013. Every year we strive to make it to Day 2 (top 12 teams), this year we fell short of our goal, finishing 15th at State. Although this placement did not qualify us for day 2, Hinsdale South had a SOLID performance and made huge gains from last year’s placement (from 23rd place to 15th place). Hinsdale South is one of seven other teams in the state to qualify for IHSA State Every Year since IHSA Dance State Started in 2013.
Saturday, January 19, 2019: IHSA Sectionals @ Geneva
Hinsdale South was assigned a difficult sectional at Geneva High School. This is the third consecutive year being assigned the Geneva sectional. Going into the day’s competition, it was a real possibility that we wouldn’t qualify for state. Hinsdale South ended up earning a bid to state, placing 6th out of 16 teams.
Sunday, January 13, 2019: IHSA WSC Conference @ Hinsdale South High School
The second West Suburban Conference IHSA Dance & Cheer Sectionals were hosted at Hinsdale South High School. Varsity took 3rd in Conference and JV took 2nd in Conference. This is the first time the team has ever hosted a competition. It was a great day for both Cheer and Dance!
Saturday, January 12, 2019: IHSA @ Rolling Meadows
Hinsdale South Danceline traveled to Rolling Meadows, for their first dance competition of the new year. Although it is always a difficult competition, it is a great day to prepare for the upcoming Conference/Sectionals/State IHSA series. Both Teams improved upon their scores from previous competitions. Varsity competed against eighteen other 2A Teams and finished 7th for their Pom Routine and 14th for their Kick Routine. JV competed against nine other 2A JV teams and finished 8th.
Sunday, December 16, 2018: IHSA @ Warren High School
Hinsdale South Danceline’s second competition of the season was at Warren High. This is the first time Hinsdale South has competed at Warren Invite. Varsity competed against 27 other 2A Varsity teams and placed 11th for pom and 25th in kick. JV competed against 16 other 2A JV teams and placed 13th. This week both teams showed major improvements in their confidence and overall performance while holding their own among the elite North Shore Dance Schools.
Sunday, December 9, 2018: IHSA @ Glenbrook South High School Hinsdale South Danceline opened its competition season at Glenbrook South’s IHSA invitational competition. This is the first time Hinsdale South has participated in the GBS Invite. Varsity competed against seven other 2A routines and placed 3rd for their “Dream” Pom Dance Routine and Forth for their “Whitney Houston” Kick Routine. Varsity Kick Routine was the highest scoring Kick Routine of the day. JV competed against sixteen other 2A JV routines and placed 11th for their “Storm” Pom Dance Routine. This was the first time that Hinsdale South JV has participated in the GBS Invite.
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