Published : Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 3:05 PM
High Point Academy (HPA)’s 8th Grade Robotics Team members, Ethan Kim, Jaeden Mallari, Hayden Crawford, Tyson Mak, and Aaron Liem placed 1st in a recent VEX Robotics Competition at Don Antonio Lugo High School in Chino, CA.
The team placed 2nd in the preliminary qualifying round and won an exciting best out of three elimination match to win the tournament. The team has been working on this season’s robot since August and the win has qualified them to compete in the 2018 Southern California VEX Middle School State Championship at the Pomona Fair Grounds on February 25.
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