Hamilton’s 2016 Homecoming Court crowned

The Homecoming 2016 Royal Court from left are; Sophomore Prince and Princess: Griffin Fierro and Kirsten Pellengrino; Senior King and Queen: Hale Castorena and Randi Nuanes; Junior Prince and Princess: Matthew Gervais and Kaitlyn Dillard; Freshmen Prince and Princess: Christian Galindo and Skyley Stencil. Jodi Thomas photo
The Homecoming 2016 Royal Court from left are; Sophomore Prince and Princess: Griffin Fierro and Kirsten Pellengrino; Senior King and Queen: Hale Castorena and Randi Nuanes; Junior Prince and Princess: Matthew Gervais and Kaitlyn Dillard; Freshmen Prince and Princess: Christian Galindo and Skyley Stencil. Jodi Thomas photo

Hamilton’s 2016 Homecoming Football Game was held Friday, Oct. 28, and sticking to tradition, Bobcat Cheer lead halftime entertainment. Before the school’s Homecoming Court was announced.

The 2016-17 squad is the largest Hamilton has seen to date. Clad in Hamilton colors, the squad led the charge cheering on the team throughout the game and involving the crowd. This halftime was sentimental for Hamilton’s Cheerleading Squad as many are now seniors and this will be their last homecoming event.

At halftime, the squad performed a great synchronized dance and acrobatic show, a real accomplishment for the squad’s size. Cheerleading will be considered a sport for the first time during the 2017/2018 school year, according to Hamilton’s Head of athletics Coach Craig Miller.

The Homecoming Court was then presented, riding onto the field in style.

From the far side of the field each group was escorted by friends and family through two lines of cheering Bobcat cheerleaders and then presented to the crowd. With winners announced as the crowd cheered.

For the 2016/2017 school year, Homecoming Princes and Princesses are; freshmen Christian Galindo and Skyley Stencil, sophomores Griffin Fierro and Kirsten Pellengrino and juniors Matthew Gervais and Kaitlyn Dillard. This year’s Homecoming King is Hale Castorena and Homecoming Queen is Randi Nuanes.

The Homecoming Court was honored at the Homecoming dance held Saturday, Oct. 29.

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