Hillsboro chess students bring home tournament hardware


Chess students from Hillsboro Middle School and Elementary School fared well at an interscholastic chess tournament Saturday at Canton-Galva. TOP PHOTO: The Hillsboro Middle School chess team placed first among six teams in the K-8 division. Pictured with Greg Brown, HMS principal are (from left) Jordan Fryhover, Matthew Denholm, Reese Berens, Jonathan Hinerman and Ben Koop. Hinerman placed third overall, earning an individual trophy. All team members medaled in the Top 20. LOWER PHOTO: The Hillsboro Elementary School chess team placed second in the K-5 Division at the tournament. Five team members individually medaled in the Top 20 of their division. Pictured are team members (from left) Addie Berens, Alex Lubbers, Jenna Hinerman, Abby Fryhover, Jacob Denholm, Brodie Rathbone and Tristan Rathbone.

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