LCS Chess Team Results in County Tournament

The second Polk Scholastic Chess tournament was at the Bartow Civic Center. The Middle School Team came in 4th Place. Ben Houghton and Aidan McGraw led the team with 3-1 records, followed by Max Boyce with two points. Tate Rogers competed in his first county tournament in the Elementary Division and was undefeated with a score of 3.5. Noah Cardwell earned 3 points in the Primary Division, and Calvin Hatch went 3-1. Coach Mark Williams was proud of their performance and impressive winning rate of 65 percent.

Photo: Aidan McGraw (right) won his first three games Saturday in the Middle school Division.