Chess team brings home trophies for MVHS from state tournament

Jan 11, 2017
Courtesy of: Lisa Genthner Gunn Members of Medomak Valley High School's chess team include, from left, front: sophomores Rachael Curtis-Bowden and Jakob McPhee, senior Greg Wadsworth, sophomore Andrew Bubar; rear: freshman Colby Allen, sophomore Kaleb Pendleton, seniors Richard Kinney-Herald and Joseph Powell, freshman Jorden Fowler and adviser Keith Hill.

Waldoboro — Medomak Valley High School's chess team traveled to Bangor to compete in the John Bapst New Year Chess Tournament Jan. 8. Eight MVHS students competed, along with some 30 other students from all over the state.

Players attending the tournament from MVHS included seniors Joesph Powell and Greg Wadsworth, sophomores Kaleb Pendleton, Andrew Bubar, Rachel Curtis-Bowden and Jakob McPhee, freshmen Colby Allen and Jorden Fowler, along with adviser Keith Hill.

Wadsworth tied for second place in the Open Section, McPhee won first place and Andrew Bubar placed third in the Under 800 Section, and Rachael Curtis-Bowden won third place in the Under 400 Section.

Comments (0)
If you wish to comment, please login.