Members of the Wy’east team Pink Fluffy Unicorns react to being named first place overall on Dec. 9: From left, Bryn Heinemann, Noah McElheran, Titus Grimsley, Charlie Wilson, Annika Trainer and Johanna Walker. The Hydrobots, also from Wy’east (not pictured, Emiliano Ramirez, Julio Marquez, Yarisa Magana, Julian Jaimes and Eduardo Cortez), took first place in robot performance, first place in core values, and also received an invitation to the state tournament.
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Thirty-six teams of students ages 9 to 14 competed at the First Lego League (FLL) robotics tournaments on Saturday, Dec. 9 and Sunday, Dec. 10. The Dalles Middle School event welcomed teams from as far as Hermiston, Heppner, Irrigon and Ione as well as Klickitat, Stevenson, Dufur, Mosier, Centerville, Hood River and The Dalles. Eleven teams were chosen to advance to the state competition in Hillsboro in January.
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