GHS Robotics Teams scores big at 3 home tournaments
The GHS Robotics team, with the help of the Solar Car team hosted three tournaments at the CTE Robowranglers lab over the course of the week on November 4th, 10th, and 11th. Nearly 100 teams from the DFW area competed in the new VEX Over Under game. Teams from GHS competed each day and represented Greenville in their usual amazing way.
The first tournament of the week saw veteran team 4148Z along with new teams 4148B, 4148S, 4148F, 4148K, and 4148X.
At the end of qualifying matches 4148Z finished 1st and selected 1082J from Lovejoy high school as their alliance partner. 4148Z and 1082J would end up winning the tournament. Z also won the Think award for best programming and autonomous functions. 4148S won their third Robot Skills Champion award and claimed the Amaze award.
This tournament proved to be the best showing of the year for GHS teams. 4148Z led the way by finishing once again in 1st place after qualification rounds. They selected their sister team 4148V to be their alliance partners. Z and V managed to win the tournament, qualifying 4148V for the state championship in February. 4148Z pulled off the triple crown by winning the Skills Championship, and the Excellence Award for best overall team. 4148S added to their award pile by finishing second in skills and winning the Think Award. 4148V was awarded the Build Award and 4148X won the Create Award.
Our teams had another strong showing. After a lot of heavy play over the week, wear and tear got the best of the robots. Teams from Commerce and Skyline faced off in the Finals. GHS teams added to their hardware with 4148Z once again claiming the Excellence Award and 2nd in Skills. 4148S reclaimed their top spot as the Robot Skills Champs with an impressive 292 score. 4148V won the Create Award.
"I am so proud of my team. Their hard work and dedication daily prove why Greenville Robotics is regarded as a World Class organization.", said Head Robotics Coach Corey Bankston.
Next up for our teams will be 4148B and S competing in Wolfe City on November 18th, while 4148Z and V head to Houston for the Space City event.