Hokes Bluff finished second in Class 4A at the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s state cheer competition last Saturday (Nov. 16) at Wallace State-Hanceville. Over 1,475 cheerleaders from 96 teams participated in the 17th annual event administered by the Universal Cheerleaders Association. The varsity squads went through their routines before over 2,700 fans. Pictured, kneeling, from left: Ashton McCord, Sydney Driskill, Ashton Davis, Jayma Contris, Chasidy Dean, Hannah Clay, Malorie Clemons. Standing, from left: Regan Wilkinson, Sarah Lowe, Meagan Hardin, Lillie Tant, Alexandria Kauffman, Mara Contress, Kayla Higman, Alia Gilbert.