Beaufort Academy Varsity Cheerleading Competition Squad took first place in the 2011 SCISA Regional Competition in Charleston on October 29. There are two regional competitions before state, they took third in the first one two weeks ago, and first in this one. Their next competition is state, on Saturday, November 5, in Summerville. BA has had a competition squad for three years, placing fifth in 2009 and third in 2010. Pictured above: Back row, from left: Grace Stewart, Alo Rodriguez, Coach Jessica Miller, Mary Alice Strohmeyer, Maya Dixon, Lauren Noonan, Kirsten Floyd. Middle row from left: Bridget Baggerly, Julianna Dunphy, Hope Gray. Front row from left: Mary Margaret Achurch, Cali Blocker, Frances Stowe.