2019.11.23 Wawasee 1

Wawasee Robotics Wins Tourney & Skills Championship

SYRACUSE, IN – Saturday November 23rd, Syracuse Elementary School

Team 574C & 574D earned the Tourney Championship trophy, each finishing qualifying rounds at 7-0-0.

Team 574C Robot Skills Champion with a team best 85.

The Iron Pride had a great tournament on our home turf @ Syracuse Elementary School Saturday. All of our teams competed successfully in the qualification rounds and made it into elimination rounds! 574G (4-2-1, rank 10), 574A (4-3-0, rank 15), and 574H (3-4-0, rank 24) made it into the round of 16. 574F (2-4-1, rank 27) , fifteenth seed, upset the number 2 seed in the round of 16, advancing to the quarterfinals. 

574C (7-0-0, rank 1) and 574D (7-0-0, rank 2) both went undefeated for the day, allying together for the elims, roaring into the final round and coming out on top, winning the tournament with a final score of 75 to 17.

Way to go volunteers for pulling off an 85 team event!  The Iron Pride partnered with the Riverside Intermediate Vex IQ teams from Plymouth to host a double division event.  45 Vex IQ teams competed on one side of the gymnasium while 40 Vex VRC teams competed on the other.  

Team Results:

  • 574C Centurion ~ Tourney Champion, 1st place qualifier, Robot Skills Champion, 4th in State in Skills ~ Evan Rassi, Taylor Fiedeke, Evan Brower
  • 574D Immortal ~ Tourney Champion, 2nd place qualifier, 3rd Robot Skills, 10th in State in Skills~ Noah Beckner, Jack Collins, Wesley Hays, Nathan Smith
  • 574G Iron Knight ~ 10th place qualifier ~ Harry Doss
  • 574A Amazon ~ 15th place qualifier, 14th Robot Skills ~ Andrea Mickley, Allison Stookey, Sydni Ewing
  • 574H Samurai (Middle School) ~ 24th place qualifier, 21st Robot Skills ~ Charlie Krull, Michael Wippel, Alan Warren
  • 574F Barbarian ~ 27th place qualifier ~ Vanessa Wright, Jackson Coverstone, Bailey Smith

Highlights:

  • All teams made it into eliminations
  • 574D – First undefeated tourney (7-0-0)
  • 574H – Middle school team 574H, out performed 16 High School teams
  • 574C – 85 Skills score. Taking the trophy.
  • 574A – First time ever, finished high enough to be in alliance selection
  • 574F – 15th seed BEAT 2nd seed, pulling off a spectacular upset to advance to the quarter finals
  • 574G – Top 10 finish

Wawasee’s Roster:

  • 574A Amazon ~ Andrea Mickley, Allison Stookey, Sydni Ewing
  • 574C Centurion ~ Evan Rassi, Taylor Fiedeke, Evan Brower
  • 574D Immortal ~ Noah Beckner, Jack Collins, Wesley Hays, Nathan Smith
  • 574F Barbarian ~ Vanessa Wright, Jackson Coverstone, Bailey Smith
  • 574G Iron Knight ~ Harry Doss
  • 574H Samurai (Middle School) ~ Charlie Krull, Michael Wippel, Alan Warren

Wawasee’s Trophy Count this season – 7

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