The Forest Lake jazz and kick teams both qualified for state after a stellar showing at the Section 3AAA tournament at Bloomington Kennedy High School on Saturday.
The Rangers made strides in the kick competition, capturing first place of 13 teams this year after finishing seventh last season. Henry Sibley placed second and Spring Lake Park third.
It was a second-place finish for the Forest Lake jazz team. Spring Lake Park took first in the category. Henry Sibley rounded out the teams set to represent Section 3AAA at the state tournament by placing third.
The state dance team tournament will take place on Friday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 at the Target Center in Minneapolis. Class AAA performances begin at 2 p.m. both days.
Forest Lake will be the first team to dance in the jazz competition on Friday with their start time set at 2:04 p.m. The kick team will perform at 3:05 p.m. on Saturday.