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Junior High OBOB team performs well at reading regionals

The Sweet Home Junior High Oregon Battle of the Books team finished in the top eight at the District 2 Regional Competition held February 29 at Philomath High School.

The team, composed of three sixth-graders, one seventh-grader, and one eighth-grader, made it to the Elite Eight out of an original field of 42 teams. In the competition to move on to the Final Four, the Sweet Home team lost by a narrow two points.

Team members were sixth-graders Lilly Dunn, Naomi Baarsch and Eleanor Larson, seventh-grader Beatrice Reeves, and eighth-grader Akira Blum. Only four players participate in a game,...

 
 
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