Schools compete in Poth UIL meet
Poth High School held a UIL invitational academic meet on Feb. 11. Ten schools participated in 15 academic competitions. For the second year, Poth kept its academic trophy for best overall school, scoring 318 points over Stockdale’s 292.5 points.
Poth had first-place teams in number sense, mathematics, and journalism. Stockdale had first-place teams in calculator applications, computer science, and science. Poth had second-place teams in accounting, calculator applications, and social studies. Stockdale had the second-place team in spelling. The top scorer in physics went to Poth’s Anesha Guevara, and the top scorer in chemistry went to Stockdale’s John Rogers.
Floresville’s Alexandria Littlefield placed fourth in science, and Levi Meier placed sixth in spelling. James Dyches placed fifth in current events.
Other schools participating included Charlotte, Devine, Karnes City, Nixon-Smiley, Navarro, Pettus, and George West.
Poth swept number sense with first through fourth places going to Seth Dunn, Robert Broyles, Kelli Kolodziej, and Kaylee Lyssy, respectively.
In mathematics, Seth Dunn, Braden Lyssy, Tommy Waclawczyk, and Travis Cruger placed first, second, third, and sixth, respectively.
Poth also dominated editorial writing with first, second, third, and sixth places awarded to Dorian Buitron, Spencer Flieller, Molly Jarzombek, and Kayleigh Wauters, respectively. In feature writing, second through fourth went to Josh Churning, Ritzi Radske, and Emily Flieller, respectively. Heather Meyer, Kelsea Wright, and Claire Raabe took fourth through sixth, respectively, in ready writing.
In literary criticism, Kenya Barrientos and Claire Raabe earned first and second, respectively, for Poth. Barrientos and Audrey Raabe placed second and third, respectively, in social studies. In accounting, Travis Cruger placed second and Jonathan Correa placed fifth. Jessica Dziuk took third in spelling.
Aaron Friesenhahn placed sixth in computer applications for Poth. Koltan Weaks earned third place for science. In calculator applications, Kayleigh Wauters took fourth. Emily Flieller placed third in news writing. In headline writing, Jordan Kotara earned sixth.