Chess team brings home trophies for MVHS from state tournament
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.