Golden Sabers & Saberettes Bring Home Awards

The Victoria East High School Golden Sabers and Saberettes have kicked off their 2023 competition season. Dance team members began working on competition season in December.

Please congratulate the Golden Sabers and Saberettes on their dedication and hard work, which has resulted in both teams bringing home several individual and team awards.

The dance teams competed at the Ascension North Houston Challenge in Houston, Texas on Feb. 11 and brought home several awards. 


Allyson Schmidt - I Rating and placed 8th out of 22 soloists in her grade level. 

Jaclyn Chacon - I Rating

A I Rating is a score of 85 and above.   

Both teams received the Judge's Award. The Judge’s Award is awarded to teams who receive scores of 90 and above on all routines.

Junior Varsity

Hip Hop Best in Class Champion

Military Best in Class Champion

Jazz 2nd Place Best in Class

Grand Champion in their class and 3rd place overall for junior varsity teams competing regardless of size.

Varsity Results

2nd Place Hip Hop

Varsity Hip Hop also received the Judges Choice Award, which was awarded to only three routines of the 250 routines performed that day. All three judges must choose the routine as Most Memorable.  

2nd Place Military

2nd Place Pom

Varsity was awarded the Grand Champion 1st Runner-Up in their class.

“I’m so proud of these girls,” said Misty Calvez, Golden Saber Dance Team Director. “They are a strong group and have the desire to do well. They have been practicing 8 hours a week since December. They have truly put in the work, and I couldn’t be more pleased.”

On February 18, the dance teams competed at the HTE Dance Hill Country Challenge in New Braunfels. Congratulations to the Golden Sabers and Saberettes for the following awards:


Allyson Schmidt- I Rating

Jaden Gonzales- I Rating

Alysa Salazar- I Rating

Madison Williams- I Rating

Jaclyn Chacon- I Rating


Lindsey Koehl and Kaylee Hayes-Carter- 1st Place


Xitlaly Hernandez-Rodriguez, Jaden Gonzales, and Allyson Schmidt- 1st Place

Junior Varsity

Sweepstakes Award

1st Place Military

1st Place Hip Hop

1st Place Jazz

The Junior Varsity team also received the Judge’s Awards in Entertainment and Technique categories. 

Varsity Results

Division Champions 

Grand Champions 

Super Sweepstakes

1st Place Military

1st Place Field

2nd Place Hip Hop

3rd Place Pom

The Varsity team was also awarded Judge’s Awards in Choreography, Entertainment, Precision, and Showmanship categories. 

The teams will compete at the Ascension State Challenge in Katy on March 3-4. 

Congratulations to the Victoria East Golden Sabers & Saberettes on a job well done!