Hillsboro Chess Guild competes in two tournaments

Pictured above is the Hills?boro Chess Guild team that competed Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi in Wichita: on the floor (from left), Kalen Moss, Jacob Denholm, Matthew Den?holm, Jordan Fryhover, Zachary Denholm; seated on stage are Jonathan Hiner?man, Tristan Rathbone, Alex Lubbers, Franklin Jost, Abigail Fryhover, Kayla Gunn.The Hillsboro Chess Guild competed in tournaments the first two Saturdays of November.

The team traveled to St. Francis of Assisi in Wichita Nov. 9, where Hillsboro won the kindergarten to eighth-grade division.

Receiving individual trophies were: Tristan Rath?bone, 14th in the K-5 division; Jacob Denholm third, Abigail Fryhover ninth and Alex Lubbers 18th in the K-8 division.

In the K-12 division, Jordan Fryhover placed seventh overall, Matthew Den?holm ninth and Franklin Jost 18th.

Also competing for Hills?boro were Zachary Denholm in K-5, Kayla Gunn in K-8 and Jonathan Hinerman and Kalen Moss in K-12.

A week earlier, the Tro?jans competed at Canton-Galva, where Hillsboro placed third in both the K-8 and K-12 divisions.

Earning individual medals were: Jacob Den?holm third, Abigail Fry?hover 16th and Alex Lubbers 17th in the K-8 division.

In K-12, Jordan Fryhover placed third and Matthew Denholm sixth.

Also competing for Hills?boro was Kayla Gunn in K-8.

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