Dance team: Elks 6th in jazz, kick at conference finale

The Elk River jazz teams performs at Maple Grove. (Photo by Bill Jones)
The Elk River jazz team including (from left) Jordan Mathewson, Marissa Alexy, Marissa McDaniel, and Avery PersonĀ  performs at Maple Grove. (Photo by Bill Jones)


Elk River Dance Team placed sixth among 11 teams in both high-kick and jazz-funk at the Northwest Suburban Conference Meet on Saturday at Maple Grove.

Counting four five-team meets where they placed first, second, third and fifth, the Elks had a final sixth-place finish in the season standings.

Maple Grove swept the championships.

Next for ERDT is the Wayzata Invitational on Saturday. They will again host sectionals on Feb 2.