Torrey Pines dance team finishes big at regionals

The Torrey Pines High School Varsity Small Hip-hop team won first place at regionals.
The Torrey Pines JV Small Hip-hop team won third at regionals.

Torrey Pines High School dancers captured first-, second-, third- and fourth-place finishes on Saturday, Feb. 28, during the USA Dance Regional Competition in Escondido.

The “regionals” attract dozens of schools and hundreds of dancers from throughout Southern California.

The TPHS Varsity Small dance/contemporary team won fourth place.
The TPHS Varsity Small dance/contemporary team won fourth place.

In addition to their top finishes, Torrey Pines dancers qualified to compete in the prestigious championship divisions when USA Dance hosts its national competitions next month in Anaheim.

“We had a great day,” said Sarah Kaye, dance director. “This was our best showing at regionals. The kids danced really well, and we are excited for nationals!”

The TPHS Varsity Large Hip-hop dancers won second place at regionals.

Results from Saturday’s contest include: first place (varsity small hip-hop); second place (varsity large hip-hop); third place (junior varsity small hip-hop) and fourth place (varsity small dance/contemporary).

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