Both Westborough Youth Cheer teams are a step away from the national stage.
The U10 and U13 teams advanced to the Nov. 24 New England Regionals at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence after competing in the Central Mass. Youth Football and Cheer Conference's Local Competition at Lowell's Tsongas Arena on Saturday, Westborough Youth Cheer Director Jessica Meleski said Monday.
The top three teams in each division at the regionals advance to the Dec. 8 nationals in Orlando, Fla., she said.
Saturday, in Lowell, Westborough's U10 team placed second among 10 teams, Meleski said.
The teams were judged on such skills as technique, tumbling and pace, she said.