Junior high hosts practice TMSCA meet

Olney Junior High competed in the Texas Math and Science Coaches Association meet in Olney on Nov 11. Olney placed third out of the competitors teams from Wylie (5A), Sweetwater (4A), Seymour and Petrolia (2A), and Newcastle (1A).

Olney’s team rankings were as follows: 3rd place Number Sense team, 2nd place Calculator Applications Team, 3rd place Mathematics Team, and 4th place Science team.

These are the individuals that placed Top 10 in each event: Number Sense - 8th Grade: Mackenzie Berngen placed 3rd, Shaine Grard placed 4th; 6th grade: Zeph Tejada placed 8th.

Calculator Applications - 8th Grade: Jacobi Esquivel placed 3rd, AJ Solano placed 6th, Crayton Nash placed 7th, Adrian Melchor placed 8th; 6th Grade: Jaxon Bedford placed 4th, Leigha Hampton placed 6th and Zeph Tejada placed 7th.

Mathematics - 8th Grade: Shaine Grard placed 5th; 6th Grade: Trent Berngen placed 5th and Leigha Hampton placed 7th.

Science - 8th Grade: Mackenzie Berngen placed 8th, Jasmine Bryan placed 9th, Bennett Powers placed 10th; 7th Grade: Harris Sullivan placed 6th and Odin Savard placed 10th; 6th Grade: Laney Kimbro placing 4th, and Kate Santibanez placing 10th.