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Students compete at regional Math-Counts competition



Teamwork: Team members Cameron Mains, Nick Lee, Sandra Crook and Jade Smith put their heads together to work out a complex math problem at the regional MathCounts competition.

Teams from Goldendale Middle School and Henkle Middle School in White Salmon competed March 1, in the annual Gorge MathCounts competition at Goldendale Middle School.

Fourteen teams of four students each represented the two schools, and all teams were in direct competition with each other for top team honors. Henkle's team 4 won top team honors, followed closely by the Goldendale team made up of Alex Mains, Justin Wells, Sandra Ward, and Harley Clever. "I liked the fact that we all worked together. A lot of other teams were scrambling during the timed team part, but during our practice sessions, we worked out a strategy to divide the 10 problems up evenly, so it went more smoothly," st...

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