Cloggers show well at competition

Published 5:37 pm Tuesday, December 21, 2021

The Peanut City Cloggers represented Suffolk well at recent competitions.

The 2021 ACHF National Competition was held in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, on Oct. 22-23.

Twenty-eight teams competed over the span of the two days.

Judi Lester received the honor of being named ACHF 2021 Director of the Year. She also received Best Caller award for the Senior to Adult Category as well as second place for her Flatfoot Solo.

Marcus Blodgett won Best Caller for the Tiny-tot — Junior Category as well as being named to the 2010-2019 Team of the Decade and receiving his jacket for it.

Allison Shannon and Lauren Canady were both named to the 2021 ACHF Jr All American Team and received their jackets as well.

PCC Elementary Team won first place for their Running Set Hoedown and second place for their County Hoedown.

PCC Junior Team won first place in their Open Hoedown, first place in their Country Hoedown, first place in their Running Set Hoedown and first place in Running Set Precision. They also won Grand Champion for the Running Set Hoedown and Running Set Precision.

The Junior Team also won Overall Tradition Team of the Day for Running Set Precision (TinyTot — Junior).

PCC Young Adult won third place for South Appalachian.

PCC Adult Team won first place for their Running Set Hoedown.

Clogging lessons will be offered starting on Feb. 3, 2022, for anyone interested in taking clogging lessons. Contact Lester at 757-944-0540.