Bulldog cheer team competes at Bethel

Mark Schnabel
The Kansan
The McPherson College competitive cheer team placed sixth Saturday at the Bethel Invitational.
Doing a cartwheel for the McPherson College Bulldogs at the Bethel Invitational.
The McPherson College competitive cheer team builds a pyramid Saturday during the Bethel Invitational.
Members of the McPherson College competitive cheer team compete Saturday at the Bethel Invitational.

NORTH NEWTON — The McPherson College competitive cheer team placed sixth Friday and Saturday at the Bethel Invitational in North Newton.

Defending NAIA national runner-up from 2019 (there was no competition in 2020) Oklahoma City dominated the competition with a score of 174.133. Warner University of Florida was second at 143.733, followed by Bethel at 140.93, MidAmerica Nazarene at 136.797, York at 125.35 and McPherson at 113.097.

McPherson is scheduled to compete Feb. 19 in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Championships at Bethany College in Lindsborg.

Mark Schnabel can be reached at mschnabel@thekansan.com