LCA Cheer brings home first UCA National Championship
LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – The Lexington Christian Academy cheerleading team brought home their first national championship, beating out 78 of the best Division II programs in the country.
The squad competed at the Universal Cheerleaders Association Cheerleading Championship held at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World in Orlando, Florida this past weekend.
The LCA cheerleading squad made their first appearance on the national stage at the UCA Championship six years ago.
Members of the squad include seniors Bailey Fry, Elizabeth McCauley, Megan Rodgers, Caroline Royalty; juniors Avery Benson, Maria Day, Maya Grasso, Peyton Wilson; sophomore Allison Whitaker; freshman Jaryn Thomas; and eight graders Marianna Lamm, Olivia Parker, Haleigh Roberts, and Kennedy Rodgers.
The Eagles are led by long-time assistant and now in her first season as head coach, Brittany Bailey, along with assistants Molly Chaffin and Katie Combs.