Another Successful Football Season for Double “R” Twirlettes


The Double “R” Twirlettes were well represented this football season as 20 group members twirled with six different high schools, including Dunmore, at games, pep rallies, and other events throughout the fall.

The performers are all students of Kathleen Y. Mercatili who is director of the Double “R” Twirlettes.

Shown seated from left: Natalie Nareski, feature twirler at Old Forge High School; Natalie Buchinski, Miss Spartan at Mid Valley Secondary Center; Nina Sampogne, Miss Comet at Abington Heights High School; Meghan Murray, Miss Trojan, and Alexandra Taffera, feature twirler, both at North Pocono High School. 

Kneeling, same order: Lauren Zajaczkowski, Lily Lucsky, twirlers at North Pocono; Sara Swavola, Scranton twirler; Madison Waltz, Dunmore High School twirler; Eliyana Kubelis, Scranton twirler; Jordan Gioupis, North Pocono twirler, and Autumn Major, North Pocono captain.

Standing, same order: Sadie Solensky, Jocelyn Bringhurst, Tiana Searfoss, Lindsey Kausmeyer, all Mid-Valley twirlers; Olivia Major, North Pocono twirler; Madison Doyle, Morgan Tullio, and Sahara Searfoss, all Mid Valley twirlers.

High school bands feature Double “R” Twirlettes

The Double “R” Twirlettes have been well represented this football season as 19 group members twirl with six different high school band. Among the group is Angelica Plappert, who is Miss Buck at Dunmore High School. The girls are all students of Kathleen Y. Mercatili, director of the Double “R” Twirlettes.

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Shown seated on ground, from left, are: Lindsey Kausmeyer, Angelica Plappert, Miss Buck, and Haylie Ray. Kneeling, same order: Virginia Miller, Gianna Manzo, Amy Driscoll, Madison Doyle, Masmine Carmella, Morgan Tullio, Gabrielle Gentile, Natalie Buchinski and Christina Szymczyk.

Standing: Hanna Neiswander, Jessie Doyle, Klarissa Cwynar, Kiera Lucash, Amanda Varaska, Lindsay Griffiths and Victoria Feola.