Dance Explosion comes up big

<style type="text/css"> p { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } </style> <p style="margin-bottom: 0in;">The Dance Explosion team performs during the State Dance Championships.</p>

Dance Explosion recently competed against dozens of dance studios from around the state during the State Dance Championships.

The local dance team brought home six state titles and several other awards from the competition.

Ashley Green placed first in the Teen Soloist category for her routine Egyptian Lover. Leah Black placed first in the Mini Advanced Soloist category for her routine Yellow.

Green and Anisah Secondary teamed up to claim first place in the Teen Duo/Trio category for Perfect Circle. Travis Musgrove and Ashley Boyd teamed up to place first in the Senior Duo/Trio category for Take Me Away.

Green, Secondary, Travis Musgrove, Ashley Boyd, Haylee Neumann and Samantha Turner placed first in the Teen Small Group category for their routine Drumming Song. Billy Boyd, Grant Turner, Black, Savannah Rose, and Hannah Weast garnered first-place honors in the Mini Advanced Small Group category for their routine Be Ok.

Other Top 3 awards

  • 2nd Overall Senior Duo/Trio: Lips of an Angel (Musgrove, Boyd and Secondary)
  • 3rd Overall Senior Duo/Trio: Break Even (Musgrove and Secondary)
  • 3rd Overall Senior Soloist: Heaven (Boyd)
  • 2nd Overall Mini Advanced Small Group:  Crazy Frog
  • 3rd Overall Mini Advanced Small Group: Ting Tang
  • 2nd Overall Mini Advanced Soloist: Its Oh So Quiet (Weast)