Team SCREAM falls short in robotics regional

March 17, 2014

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TeamSCREAM.KC.LowGoal.0315Team SCREAM – Smith-Cotton Robotics, Engineering and Mathematics – lost Saturday in the semifinals of the Greater Kansas City FIRST Robotics Regional Championships held at the MCC Business & Technology campus in Kansas City. S-C’s squad, in just its second year of competition, was teamed up with Lee’s Summit High School and Archbishop O’Hara High in the final rounds; they fell to the alliance led by Lincoln College Preparatory Academy of Kansas City.

Team SCREAM advisor Michael Wright said, “I’m just really proud of them, this is a good showing. This is one of the toughest, best regionals in the country.”

TeamScreamIn the photos: Team SCREAM’s robot, The Mockingjay, scores in the low goal during a qualification match Saturday morning during the Greater Kansas City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition at MCC Business & Technology in Kansas City. Team SCREAM — Smith-Cotton Robotics, Engineering and Mathematics — would win the match and advance to the semifinals.TeamSCREAM.KC.Flag.0315

Event emcee Mike Brouwer waves Team SCREAM’s banner during alliance introductions before a qualifying match. Photos courtesy Sedalia School District 200.


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