Saturday, February 13, 2021:IDTA Danceline kicked off their season with a great success at the IDTA Virtual competition. Both Varsity and JV placed first place in the AAA Pom Dance Categories and both teams qualified for state with their scores. Varsity Jazz took second place. In the IHSA category, pom placed 1st and jazz placed 4th.
Monday, February, 15, 2021: IHSA @ Wheaton North Varsity Only Week two always seems to be a harder competition than week 1. At Wheaton North, Varsity placed 8th out of 17 2A Routines with their Pom Dance Routine. For this competition, only Varsity was allowed to enter with one routine only.
1. Vernon HIlls 2. Libertyville 3. Crystal Lake Central 4. Crystal Lake South 5. Hampshire 6. Maristy 7. Batavia 8. Hinsdale South
Friday, February 19, 2021: IHSA @ Marist Hinsdale South Danceline was back on top at Marist. Varsity Danceline place FIRST (pom) and SECOND (jazz) out of 8 routines. JV Danceline placed FIRST (pom) out of 4 routines.
Saturday, February 20, 2021: IHSA @ Deerfield Competing up in the north shore can be intimidating, surrounded by so many IHSA champions and podium ranked teams. This week Varsity Jazz outscored Varsity Pom, so that was a bit of a shock. Varsity Jazz took 8th, Varsity Pom took 14th, but most impressively, JV Danceline Placed 3rd! We are so proud of our JV Danceline!
Saturday, February 20: IHSA West Suburban Conference @ Hinsdale South We could not be more thrilled! For the first time in school history, Hinsdale South is the WSC Dance Champions!
Varsity 1. Hinsdale South (Pom) 2. York 3. Downers Grove North & Downers Grove South (tie for 3rd)
JV 1. York 2. Hinsdale South 3. Downers Grove South
Sunday, February 21, 2021: IDTA Virtual Both Varsity and JV took first place at IDTA in Pom Dance. Varsity Jazz took 2nd place. All three routines qualified for category championships. In the IHSA category, Jazz took first and Pom took third.
Saturday, February, 27, 2021: IHSA Sectionals @ Geneva For the second year in a row, we were assigned a very similar group of teams at Geneva 2A Sectional. Last year Hinsdale South won Sectionals 2020 with thier Lady Gaga routine. This year Hornet Danceline took 2nd at Sectionals and secured a place at IHSA state.
1. Batavia 2. Hinsdale South 3. Riverside Brookfield 4. Lemont 5. Benet 6. Oak Forest
Sunday, February 28, 2021: IHSA JV Challenge @ Glenbrook South Hinsdale South JV Danceline was beyond impressive at the JV Challenge (serving as their own mini IHSA “state” competition for JV teams only). JV Danceline finished 2nd!
1. Lake Forest 2. Hinsdale South 3. Mundelein 4. Libertyville 5. Lincoln-Way West 6. Vernon Hills 7. DeKalb 8. Sycamore 9. Reavis 10. Deerfield
Saturday, March 6, 2021: IHSA STATE FINALS For the first time in school history, Hornet Danceline finished in the Top 12 (“Day 2”). Hinsdale South Ranked 7th in the STATE! We are beyond proud of our teams accomplishments!
1. Geneva 2. Montini 3. Mundelein 4. Lincoln Way West 5. Libertyville 6. Lake Forest 7. Hinsdale South 8. Riverside Brookfield 9. Dunlap 10. Hampshire 11. Deerfield 12. Vernon Hills
Saturday, March 13, 2021: IDTA Virtual State Category Championships It’s always nice to end the season with IDTA, who’s been offering category competitions in the state of Illinois for over four decades. Varsity Pom Dance and JV Pom Dance both took home first place for their “Fame” and “Money” themed routines. Varsity Jazz took home second for “Ain't No Sunshine” routine And Varsity Head Coach, Courtney Gillette, was named Dance Coach of the year for 2021.
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