YME jazz dance team champs in Class A; Marshall, TMB out of top 6

The Yellow Medicine East jazz dance team won the Class A championship at the 2013 State Dance Tournament on Friday at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

The Silhouettes finished first ahead of second-place Aitkin and Zumbrota-Mazeppa.

YME’s Chelsea Torke and Mariah Werner were named to the Class A Jazz All-Tournament Team.

Marshall and Tracy-Milroy-Balaton failed to make it to finals in the jazz division.

The state high kick competition will take place today, beginning at 11:30 a.m.

In Class A, YME takes the floor at 12:26 p.m., and LQPV/DB competes at 12:58 p.m. In Class AA, Marshall performs at 3:40 p.m.