13 schools spar in county math tourney

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Oak Creek Intermediate School’s 7th grade and Wasuma Elementary School’s 8th grade teams won the Madera County Academic Pentathlon math tournament Friday.

Coarsegold Elementary School came in second place and Wasuma Elementary School placed third in the 7th grade competition. Thomas Jefferson Middle School’s 8th grade team placed second in the competition and Oak Creek Intermediate School placed third at the 8th grade level.

Thirteen schools and nearly 150 students participated in the math tournament hosted by the Madera County Office of Education. Each grade competed in a separate competition. Students took three tests: Individual Endurance, Circuit Training and Relay Race at the Madera Center.

During the Circuit Training competition teams were given 20 questions and 2 1/2 minutes per question moving through a circuit. Wasuma Elementary School placed first in the Circuit Training 7th grade competition, followed by Oak Creek Intermediate School and Coarsegold Elementary School. Wasuma Elementary School won the 8th grade competition. Rivergold Elementary School placed second and Ranchos Middle School placed third...

 

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