Sweet Success!

Southern Sweethearts dance team wins at state competition


The Southern Sweethearts, under the direction of Darryl Clement (left) include: Front row, from left, Christy Louque, Ariana Matt, Jaycee Bennett, Amiee Duhe. Back row, Kaylee Louque and Lexie Heltz.

Rafael Villarreal Jr., Editor

The Southern Sweethearts took first place in their category and third overall at the American All-Star State dance competition held Feb. 27-28 in Lafayette.

The Sweethearts finished first place in an open dance category with a performance to “Take Me to Church.” They also finished second in pom dance and fourth in the jazz dance competition.

Members of the team are: Lexie Heltz, Jaycee Bennett, Ariana Matt, Christy Louque, Kaylee Oubre, Amiee Duhe and Anaiah Harvey.  The team is under the direction of Darryl Clement.