By Payton Derr

Meet Team iC Junior Payton Derr of Pennsylvania Elite Guardians!

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Hey everyone! I’m Payton Derr.

I’m super thankful to be on Team iC for the third year!

This cheer season, I am finally 12 and ready to take on the World’s stage for the first time. My team is competing in the XSC5 division, and I’m super excited! Being on a Worlds team is so fun, but it also means added pressure. I’m so fortunate to have so many great teammates to work through the pressure with!

This year, my J5 team was already awarded a paid bid to D2 Summit! For a team of 11, we certainly have made our presence known! This season has been amazing thus far; I can’t wait to see how it all ends! I also can’t wait to reconnect with my friends from other programs at Worlds and Summit!

This sport is truly awesome for so many reasons! Best of luck to everyone the rest of the season!

– Payton, Pennsylvania Elite Guardians

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