Hillsboro students make their mark in state chess

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Hillsboro students earned honors at the State Chess Tournament March 14 at...

Hillsboro students earned honors at the State Chess Tournament March 14 at Wichita State University.

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The K-3 Hillsboro Elementary School team placed ninth out of 19 teams: (from left) Julian Hessel, second grade; Dakota Klein, third grade; and Brodie Rathbone, third grade.
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The K-5 HES team placed third out of 20 teams: (from left) Ben Koop, fourth grade; Matthew Denholm, fifth grade;? Reece Berens, fifth grade;? Jordan Fryhover, fifth grade.

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The Hillsboro High School team placed third in the Class 3A division: (from left) Cody Blackketter, senior; Matthew Richert, junior; John Bartel, senior; and Michael Christian, junior. Christian medaled 29th individually out of 151 high school players.

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On the K-8 Hillsboro Middle School team, eighth-grader Daniel Gray medaled individually 39th out of 104 competitors.

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