The stakes on the mat are high, but for these cheerleaders, the only thing more brutal than their workouts and more exceptional than their performances are the stories of adversity and triumph behind the athletes themselves.
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Powerful stories of kids, finding courage and commitment through sport.
Supremely gifted and successful Navarro College coach Monica Aldama prepares her talented and diverse athletes for yet another championship run in the physically demanding and dangerous sport of competitive cheerleading.
As mat selection day approaches, Monica and assistant coach Andy prepare to make their final picks. But it's a puzzle with many different pieces.
Blood, Sweat and Cheers
With Monica watching every move they make, the team works toward their first full-out. When La'Darius falters, Jerry gets a chance to prove himself.
The pressure's palpable when a serious injury forces Monica to make substitutions. Lexi and Gabi struggle to balance school, cheer, and social media.
Spring break at Navarro means hell week, but Morgan's pushing through the pain. Monica shows up for Lexi, and La'Darius, and Allie butt heads.
All eyes are on Navarro at the college nationals, where nerves are at an all-time high. But whatever happens on the mat, this team came to win.