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Palmetto HS cheerleaders take home 3A State Championship win

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Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad took the win at the 3A State Championship on Saturday. (Source: iWitness) Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad took the win at the 3A State Championship on Saturday. (Source: iWitness)
Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad coach Spencer Davis poses with Brittany Davis of Williamston with the trophy. (Source: iWitness) Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad coach Spencer Davis poses with Brittany Davis of Williamston with the trophy. (Source: iWitness)
Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad took the win at the 3A State Championship on Saturday. (Source: iWitness) Palmetto High School Varsity cheerleading squad took the win at the 3A State Championship on Saturday. (Source: iWitness)
COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

An Upstate cheerleading team took home a big victory this weekend.

Palmetto High School's varsity chearleaders won the 3A State Championship in Columbia on Saturday.

Parents of team members said the Palmetto High School hadn't won the title since 2005. 

The cheerleaders arrived back in the Upstate at Palmetto High School on Saturday night with the help of a police escort. A crowd of thrilled parents, classmates and supporters greeted them.

"It's amazing," said one Senior cheerleader of how it felt to win the competition. "We worked so hard. It's just great. It's gratifying."

Another teammate shared her sentiments as smiles beamed from the cheerleading squad.

"There's definitely been a lot of struggles through the years," she said. "There's a bunch of different things that have been thrown our way, but no matter what, we always get through it because we're a family."

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