Scenes from the New York State cheerleading championships on Saturday, March 5, 2022, in Rochester, N.Y.

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Frorm left, MacArthur cheerleaders Jovanna DiChiara, Madison Drauch, Stephanie Caldron and Cami Sandkhul react in shock after finding out they won first place in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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MacArthur cheerleader Mikayla Finamore hugs a teammate as they celebrate winning first place in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Mt. Sinai cheerleaders compete in the Division II Small School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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MacArthur cheerleaders compete in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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From left, Mt. Sinai cheerleaders Sophia Castilletti, Brianna Rode and Delilah Mile watch a recording of their performance during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Mt. Sinai cheerleaders react after winning first place in the Division II Small School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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MacArthur cheerleaders react after finding out they won first place in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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MacArthur cheerleaders clutch hands as they wait to hear the results in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Mt. Sinai cheerleaders watch another team perform from backstage during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Wantagh cheerleaders compete in the Division II Small School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Mt. Sinai cheerleaders take a selfie during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Wantagh cheerleading assistant coach Grace Oregonhugs Sophia Tsakos following their performance at the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Wantagh cheerleaders compete in the Division II Small School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Wantagh cheerleaders compete in the Division II Small School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders compete in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders compete in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y. on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Judges discuss a performance during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders get ready to compete in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders hug after competing in the Division I Large School category during the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Wantagh freshman Jayla George, center, hugs teammates after competing at the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Island Trees cheerleaders react after competing in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders get ready to compete in the Division I Large School category of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East cheerleaders compete in the Division I Large School category of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Sachem East High School cheerleader Sam Smith hugs a teammate after competing in the Division I Large School category of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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West Babylon cheerleaders compete in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Island Trees cheerleaders compete in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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West Babylon cheerleaders compete in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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West Babylon cheerleaders compete in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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Island Trees cheerleaders celebrate after competing in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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West Babylon cheerleaders get ready to compete in the co-ed division of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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MacArthur High School cheerleaders compete in the Division I Large School category of the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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West Babylon cheerleader Julieth Ordoñez waits to hear the results of the co-ed division at the New York State cheerleading championships in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, March 5, 2022.

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