Update: Riverhead girls place 20th at Nationals

The Riverhead varsity cheerleaders placed 20th at Nationals today in Orlando, Fla. (Courtesy photo)

Update: Riverhead finished 20th in today’s competition and did not advance beyond the first round.

Original Story: The Riverhead varsity cheerleading team is in Orlando, Fla. today to compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship presented by Universal Cheerleaders Association.

The Riverhead girls are competing in small varsity Division I over the two-day competition.

Their routine for today is scheduled for 3:25 p.m. at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Varsity Arena. Teams that advance to the semifinals compete again later tonight.

A live stream of the competition is available on, although it is not free. Videos of the routine are made available afterward. Click here to watch Riverhead’s routine from last year’s competition.