by Hannah Grissom
The upcoming 2017-2018 Spurger Pirate varsity cheerleaders are looking forward to having a great season. The cheer squad is being sponsored by Crystal Means.
2017-2018 cheerleaders are upcoming freshman Abigail Sanchez, freshman Krissy Porterfield, freshman Delaney Holley, freshman Carley Pilgreen, sophomore, McKenzy Hatton, sophomore Abigail Sirmons, sophomore Breanna Wagner, sophomore Brooke Ellis, sophomore Kelly Wilson, and junior Justine Loechel . The mascot is sophomore Gracie Merritt.
Porterfield said, "I am looking forward to being with my friends and having a great year with everyone." Loechel said, "I am hoping that this upcoming cheer season is filled with joyful laughter, new friendships, and lots of wins!" There has not been a head cheerleader or captain selected at this time.
Everyone is just looking forward to making memories, having fun, and giving it their all. The squad will begin learning new cheers, chants, stunts and dance routines during the summer. Cheer camp will be held at Sam Houston State University.
The Pirate softball and baseball teams have home games on Friday, April 7. The girls are playing Big Sandy at 4 p.m. The boys are playing Sabine Pass at 4 p.m. On Saturday, April 8 the varsity golf team will have a district tournament at Rayburn Country.