BOWLING GREEN - The Prestonsburg High School cheerleading squad is set to compete for a state title. The inaugural KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will take place Saturday at E.A. Diddle Arena on the campus of Western Kentucky University. Divisions have been created for all-girls and coed competition, with the winning school in each division at the regional level advancing to the State competition. Prestonsburg advanced out of the 15th Region as one of the class winners. The PHS cheer unit captured its second straight regional championship.
Doors will open to the fans at 7 a.m. 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.
Tickets to the event are $10 per person, with kids 10 & under admitted free. A single ticket is valid for the entire day’s competition, with no re-entry. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. Live video coverage of the KHSAA Competitive Cheer Championships will be provided by iHigh.com and available free of charge at www.khsaa.tv. Following the event, championship photos will be available for purchase at www.khsaaphotos.org.