Devilettes finish Top 5 in Region

State championship started today

Coaches Heather Dowd, left, and Regan Ballard bracket members of the Grand County High Devilettes Drill Team following a successful run in the region championships. The state championships begin today. Courtesy photos

The Grand County High Devilettes Drill Team rocked the Region 12 Championship on Wednesday, Jan. 22, in Richfield.

“Individually, some of the girls were recognized for their skill,” coach Heather Dowd said in a text message to The Times-Independent.

Members of the Devilettes drill team have fun in costume.

Daisy Mecham and Abby Estenson made All-State. Hailey Dowd, Kiala Larsen and Kelsey Garcia picked up All-Region honors.

As a team, the Devilettes placed fifth overall, taking fourth in Character, fifth in Military and fifth in Dance. “Each competition they are improving tremendously and we are very excited for the state tournament,” Dowd said.

The 3A USHAA State Drill Championship will be held at Salt Lake Community College today, Jan. 30 and Friday, Jan. 31.