Contributed photo | Melissa Shields


Contributed photo | Melissa Shields

The Fire and Ice All-Star cheer team, IGNITE, (Youth 2 small/ages 7-11) based at Tumble Zone Gym of Hermitage, Pa., finished ninth in the country of 63 teams in their age group during competition at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando, Fla., on May 6. The team has 19 members from Trumbull, Mahoning, Lawrence and Mercer counties: from left: Chloe Buchowski, New Castle, Pa.; Lili Kildoo,West Middlesex Pa.; Claire Smith, Transfer, Pa,; Mia Shields, Hubbard; Hannah Melhorn, Hermitage; Haley White, Sharpsvile, Pa.; Kyra Bell, Girard; Madalynn Moore, Sharpsville; Amelia Weidenhamer, New Wilminton, Pa.,; Leighton Cvetkovich, Mercer, Pa.; Evy Abbot, West Middlesex; Haley Lawrence, West Middlesex; Camryn Cvetkovich, Mercer; Caelan Noblit, Grove City, Pa.; Julia Graham, Mercer; Kylar Boots, Mercer; McKenna Burns, Hermitage; Somaya Lloyd, Girard; and Caity Niemeyer, Girard. Their coaches are Amanda Wimer, Becky Lowrie and Shannon Abbott; Robert and Michelle Bishop are gym owners.

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