Illinois' state cheerleading competition was held this past weekend in Bloomington-Normal. Area high school teams earned their way into the finals Saturday.
Wilmington won the Small School Division title with just under 87%. Dwight finished 5th in the Small school Division, and Reed Custer 8th.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School cheerleaders were in their seventh appearance in the IHSA state meet preliminaries over the past eight years. PBL finished 11th in the Small School Division.
Fithian-Oakwood was also in the finals.