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Jersey Girls Dance Team Brings Home National Championship

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The Jersey Girls Dance Team, performing "Come Sail Away", their National title winning Junior Jazz performance at the National Dance Team Championship. Credits: Sam Wanagosit
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FLORIDA - The Jersey Girls All Star Dance Team, with members from Piscataway, represented the East Coast at the National Dance Team Championships Feb. 3 at Walt Disney World, earning their third National title in the Junior Jazz Division.   

The 14-member junior dance team was named the 2017 National Dance Team Junior Jazz Champion for their well-received group performance of “Come Sail Away," at the packed Field House in the ESPN Complex.    

The Jersey Girls also were first runners-up in the Youth Jazz, Senior Pom and Senior Jazz divisions. The 26-member team studies dance at Central Jersey Dance and Gymnastics Center in Middlesex. They are coached by Kristianne Jankowicz, Joann Abbate and Ashley Doyle.

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For more info on the Jersey Girls, please call 732-560-3555 or visit https://www.facebook.com/jerseygirlsdanceteam/

2017 Team:

Bound Brook:  Kaylin Martin

Bridgewater: Amanda Sillib, Caitlyn Sillib, Jeanette Sudzus

Dunellen:  Sophia Carlson, Lyndsey Mann, ,  Grace Young

East Brunswick: Yeri Han

Edison: Madison Grier

Green Brook:  Emily Arena, Kelly Wilson

Martinsville: Mary Hands

Middlesex:  Annabel Colitti, Isabella Flood, Kate Heulitt, Melanie May, Anne Marie Rudawski

Monroe:  Kaitlyn Ury

Piscataway:  Alyssa Grigouli,  Micaela Holiday

Somerset:  Clarissa Miller, Ashlee Sorenson, Mindy Wanagosit, Rachel Wanagosit

South Plainfield: Catherine Pfeiffer, Madelynn Pfeiffer

 

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