GHSA Dance State Championship Recap: Starr’s Mill extends dynasty

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Credit: GHSA

Credit: GHSA

Starr’s Mill captured its fifth-straight GHSA Dance State title and seventh-consecutive overall state championship on Saturday at the Macon Centreplex on Saturday. Starr’s Mill posted a season-high 97.77 score at Heritage-Catoosa on Jan. 20 and edged host Heritage-Catoosa, which finished runner-up in the Class 3A-4A field. Starr’s Mill earned first in the Pom, Bremen placed first in Jazz, Thomasville earned the High Kick gold and Heritage-Catoosa placed first in Hip Hop to build its runner-up finish.

In Class A-2A, Stilwell Arts won its third-straight and fourth overall championship in five years. Stilwell Arts earned first place Jazz and Pom, runner-up Washington earned first place in Hip Hop and King’s Ridge placed first in High Kick.

Following the trophy presentation, Class 5A-6A and Class 7A competed in the second session. In Class 5A-6A, McIntosh defended its championship and edged runner-up Tri-Cities. The Chiefs entered the championship as the highest scoring squad in the state during the regular season with a 98.4 on Jan. 20. South Forsyth topped Mill Creek in Class 7A for its first-ever state title.

2024 GHSA Dance State Champions

Class 7A- South Forsyth

Class 5A-6A- Mill Creek

Class 3A-4A- Starr’s Mill

Class A-2A – Stilwell Arts

See the past GHSA Dance Champions

A-3A 4A-5A 6A-7A

2019 Washington McIntosh Mill Creek

A-3A 4A-5A 5A-6A 7A

2020 Stilwell Arts Heritage-Cat. Starr’s Mill Mill Creek

A-2A 3A-4A 5A-6A 7A

2021 Thomasville West Laurens Starr’s Mill Mill Creek

2022 Stilwell Arts West Laurens Starr’s Mill Mill Creek

2023 Stilwell Arts Starr’s Mill McIntosh Peachtree Ridge

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