Sixth graders, Jade Gomez and Xitlaly Montez are Shirakawa’s first cheerleading co-captains. Jade and Xitlaly created the cheerleading team after both having played sports and seeing a real need for encouragement. “It really helps the team pull through and win because they know all these people are counting on them and believing in them,” Jade expressed. The squad is made up of 4th, 5th, and 6th graders, with practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The cheerleading team will cheer at the Little Hero sport games. Be prepared for their defense, offense, and crowd-uplifting spirit cheers later this month at the Little Heroes first basketball match of the season!
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