Friendly dance competition Photos by kelsey jones

The SHS dance team competed against one another as the captains created small dance routines to perform on Nov. 29 at their recital in the Fieldhouse for friends and family to watch and vote.

Freshman Ellie Herwehe dances on the gym floor during the opening jazz performance. The jazz song was a medley from "The Great Gatsby."
Junior Captain Princess Kioni strikes a pose during the jazz performance.
Sophomore captain La'Quera Williams smiles as she dances to "The Great Gatsby" medley jazz performance.
Williams dances her solo in the small group performance she choreographed to the song "Kontrol" by Maleek Berry. The ground consisted of senior Abby Samm (first), freshman Alexandra Torres (second), Williams (third) and senior Leslie Martinez (fourth).
Junior Molly Maynard (left), senior Miranda Webb (middle) and senior Britney Martinez (right) dance to the song "Sally Walker" by Iggy Azalea. The small group routine was choreographed by Maynard.
Junior Seanna Goetke strikes a pose in her solo performance. This is Goetke's first year on the dance team but she has danced for many years prior.
Senior Madi Baker (left) and Herwehe (right) leap into the air during their hip hop duet. The hip hop dance was choreographed by Baker to the song "Money" by Cardi B.
Freshman Mary Cer dances to the song "7 RIngs" by Ariana Grande in a small group routine. The routine was choreographed by senior captain Emma Herwehe.
The girls end the hip hop medley together to finish off the show.
Baker dances with the rest of the team. The team wears matching shoes, pants, shirts and even masks with their names on them.
The seniors are given flowers at the end of the show. After their names are mentioned, the speaker read off how long they've been on the dance team, their favorite memory, where they want to go to school, what they want to do in life and a piece of advice they want to give to underclassmen.
With 278 votes, Ellie and Baker come in third place with their duet, and walk up to receive their prize.
English teacher and head coach Jessi Walpole hands Maynard the second place prize with 296 votes.
Emma’s team cheers as they walk up to receive their first place prize with a total of 311 points.