PerspectivesAthletics, Cheer Squads Dial Up Spirit

Perspectives Athletics, Volume 5, Issue 2
By Barry Temkin

PCS cheer teams had another successful and fun year of performing, especially at the annual Perspectives Basketball Showcase.

Perspectives Joslin’s team was led by juniors Alana Green and Maushea House and freshman Katrina Dorsey.

“I loved the team unity and the positivity from my juniors,” head coach Sheena Baskerville said. “They stepped up like it was their last year.”

Senior Darnesha Ferguson and junior Kenesha Williams were the top contributors for the MSA cheer team under co-head coaches Denise Moore and Jennifer Coyle

PLA/Tech head coach Damiya Perkins’ key performers included seniors Shalafonte Walls and Yasmine Stanford and sophomores Adia Temple and Jael Coleman.

Perspectives Middle Academy head cheer coach Kanisha Boyd praised the work ethic of her team, whose top athletes included 8th-grader Wylencia Boyd and 7th-graders Khaylah Dotson and Mikayla Peden.

“I have a group of dedicated young ladies who work hard and don't mind being pushed to work harder,” the coach said. “It was a pleasure to work with each and every one of them.”

Eighth-grader Khaiya Martin and 7th-grader Wanita Watson led the way for head coach Amber Morgan’s MSA middle school squad.