Lake Havasu City’s Universal Sonics All Star Cheer teams competed at the American Grand event at the Mirage in Las Vegas Dec. 16 and 17.
This season’s 78 Sonics competitive athletes/teams consist of Sonics level 1 Tiny Love, level 1 Youth Secret, level 2 Junior Jynx, level 4.2 Senior Obsession and level 4 Junior Matrix.
The teams brought home three first-place national champion awards and two second-place awards.
The Sonics received its first at-large bid of the season to attend The Summit in Orlando, Fla., in April.
Next on the Sonics competition schedule is The Duel in the Desert in Palm Springs, Calif., Feb. 3 and 4.
“Tiny Love” on stage with their National Championship Banner and metals. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Junior Matrix” won a silver Championship for their second place. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Secret Team” at the awards ceremony with their Silver Championship. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Junior Jynx” won a National Championship. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Secret Team” on stage before the awards. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Secret Team” won a silver Championship for second place. Rick Powell/RiverScene
The Mirage Convention Center was packed during the event. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Tiny Love” at the awards ceremony with their National Championship banner. Rick Powell/RiverScene
“Senior Obsession” won another National Championship in Vegas. Rick Powell/RiverScene