The Smith-Cotton Math Team captured first place in the large-school division of the Fort Osage Math Relays on March 4 in Independence.

Sedalia School District 200

Bridget Young was the meet's top freshman performer, with Hunter Sparks finishing second. Also taking second at their grade levels were S-C's Vlad Husyev (sophomores), Evan Luebbert (juniors) and Aly Shaw (seniors). Taking first place in grade-level competitions were:

Young: freshman manual computation
Breana Hoover: freshmen word problems
Sparks: freshmen geometry
Derek Gilger: freshmen algebra
Young, Hoover, David Rogers, Reagen Mullins: freshmen team
Alex Beard: sophomore manual computation and sophomore geometry
Husyev: sophomore word problems
Husyev, Akaycia Mather, Katya Sheremet, Maria Aonzo: sophomore team
David Cho: junior algebra
Luebbert: junior geometry
Val Toderescu: junior Find a Place Challenge
Cho, Selina Weng, Val Toderescu, Sharra Gilger: junior team
Robert Martin, Luebbert, Beard, Sparks: mixed team
S-C beat out Winnetonka, Staley, Lee’s Summit and Raytown for the team title.