The Methow Valley Elementary School Math is Cool Team claimed its second consecutive state championship in Division II with a victory on Saturday (May 16) at Moses Lake.
Sixth-grader Travis Grialou led the way by taking first place in the division. Also finishing well for the Methow Valley team were sixth-graders Ian DeLong in sixth place and Maggie Moore in 14th place, and fifth-grader Gedi Weidig in 12th place. All four were on last year’s championship team as well, along with Dusty Patterson.
Lindsay Worrell qualified for the state competition but was unable to participate.
The coaches are Julie Grialou and Pete DeLong, with help from Mike Brands.
The Methow Valley team finished second in the recent regional competition in Wenatchee.