Andover High School will once again host this year's high school Merrimack Valley Conference Cheering Competition this Sunday, Nov. 7 at 1:30 p.m. at the Dunn Gymnasium.
Last year Andover High School cheerleaders made it to the state finals. Residents are welcome to attend and offer their applause for the team that usually cheers on others.
Towns participating in the competition include Andover, Billerica, Chelmsford, Central Catholic, Dracut, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Methuen and Tewksbury.
Pictured are the 2010 Andover High School varsity football cheerleaders, first row, from left: Lynzie Luschenat, Mandy Crowley, Captain Jess Torres, Sam Nieves, Captain Pauline Russell and Captain Laura Hamilton; second row: Sydney Gillis, Danielle Jacobsen, Meghan Laramie, Kaleigh Wilson, Sara Gillis, Caitlin Kemp, Elsie Washburn and Jesslyn Sargent; third row: Catherine Haut, Alivia Fazio, Alexa Baldwin, MacKenzie Dalton, Grace Manozzi, Courtney Comeau and Darla Peterson. Missing from the photo is Micaela Soucey.
The team's coach is Karen Clark.