Dance: Lakers take home Mid-State Conference jazz title

Lakers take third in high-kick.

Detroit Lakes dance team.

The Detroit Lakes jazz team kept rolling on Saturday at the Mid-State Conference championships in Aitkin.

The Lakers took first place in the four-team field. They were followed by Crosby-Ironton, Aitkin and Pequot Lakes-Pine River-Backus.

In high-kick, the Lakers took third place behind Crosby-Ironton and Pequot Lakes. The Lakers edged out Aitkin to land on the podium. Crosby-Ironton won the overall conference championship with the lowest placements in both events combined.

Marit Engum, Tori LaFriniere and Peyton Eischens were named to the Mid-State All-Conference team from Detroit Lakes. Amaya LeCleir and Lily Anderson were honorable mentions.

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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