WALDOBORO — The Riverhawks, Cougars and Chargers took the floor on Wednesday, Feb. 2 to show off their cheer skills in the first Busline League middle school championship competition in two years.

After the 2021 event was canceled due to the pandemic, Medomak Middle School of Waldoboro, Great Salt Bay of Damariscotta and Jefferson Village School turned out on Wednesday in an all-Lincoln County affair at MMS.

Medomak Middle School, 2022 Busline League cheer champions. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

And to no one’s surprise, host MMS continued its dominance with another league crown, its 11th straight. The Riverhawks had won 10 consecutive titles before last year’s event was not held.

The most recent previous event was Feb. 5, 2020 at the same venue.

On Wednesday, Medomak finished at 53.55, Jefferson at 48.75 and GSB at 40.9.

The Riverhawks, led by coach Claire Power, include eighth-graders Haylee Chandler, Lily Curit, Peyton Eaton, Kaia Flaherty, Ainsley Frothingham, Felicity Griffin, Emmy Ingram, Madison Jones and Heaven Luce; and seventh-graders Riley Kirkham, Addison Lincoln, Adelaide Morris, Jennika Schumann and Aleah Shay.

Medomak Middle School performs. Photo by Holly Vanorse Spicer

Jefferson, led by head coach Amy Rau and assistant coach Laura Thompson, includes eighth-graders Gabbie Gibbons, Halle Jones and Kammie Thompson; seventh-graders Ali Frasier, Sam Kopp, Kylee Parlin and Lexie Parlin; and sixth-grader MacKenzie Waldron.

GSB, led by coach Michelle Gagnon, includes eighth-graders Rose Waltz, Sarah Prior, Mya Krawic, Madison Hanna, Keema Carr and Isabella Apollonio; seventh-grader Brooke McFarland; and sixth-graders Jessia Kelley, Lillian Robbins and Ariel Whitney.

In other years, the event also has included Boothbay Region Elementary School and Bristol Consolidated School.