Deer Isle-Stonington cheer team qualifies for states



DEER ISLE —The Deer Isle-Stonington competition cheer team qualified for the state championship meet with a fifth-place finish at Saturday’s Class D North championships at the Cross Insurance Center.

The Mariners finish the day with 42.5 points. That total was enough to sent the team to states along with Penobscot Valley (first place), Central Aroostook (second), Machias (third), Bangor Christian (fourth) and Woodland (sixth).

Deer Isle-Stonington will return to the Cross Insurance Center for the state meet Feb. 10. The Class D competition will kick off the day’s second session, which is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. following an intermission.