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Sachem North Cheer Captures National Title

Wins first prize in Medium Varsity Division I competition at Disney.

The Sachem North cheerleading team is headed home with hardware after their trip to the National High School Cheerleading Championship.

The Flaming Arrows won a national title Sunday night at Disney World in Orlando, competing in the Medium Varsity Division competition.

Sachem East placed sixth in the Varsity Large Division.

Dubbed as the most prestigious cheerleading competition in the nation, the NHSCC is televised on ESPN and ESPN2 to over 100 million homes and 32 countries nationwide.

The girls will be arriving home Monday evening at MacArthur Airport.

RELATED: Watch video of Sachem East and North perform (search for Sachem in the open search tab towards the right)

Sachem Patch will have more analysis for this story this week.

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Lucille Mankowich February 14, 2012 at 03:06 PM
Absolutely amazing....This team not only competed with fierce determination and skill but made friends with so many teams and coaches along the way. It takes a true champion to have others cheer for you during your performance and to be liked and respected by your competition....I was and am proud to know these coaches and athletes and lucky to have shared in their journey. Time to pay it forward!

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