Thomas Jefferson Middle School’s 7th and 8th grade teams won the Madera County Academic Pentathlon Math Tournament.
Rivergold Elementary School came in second place and St. Joachim School placed third in the 7th grade competition.
Wasuma Elementary 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 more than 140 students participated Friday in the math tournament hosted by the Madera County Office of Education. Each grade competed in a separate competition. Students took three tests — Square Root Beer, Banana Cluster and Apple Pi — at the Madera Center...