60 advance to Falcons’ cheerleader finals

FLOWERY BRANCH – A total of 60 women advanced to the finals from the Atlanta Falcons Cheerleader tryouts held on Sunday at the Georgia Dome.

Nearly 150 women tried out for the squad.

Longtime Falcons cheer coordinator Chato Hendrix and choreographer Jakene Ashford led the auditions.

The finals will be held on Wednesday and the team will select the Atlanta Falcons 2016 cheerleading squad.