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LHWHS Chess Wins Conference Tournament

The LHWHS Chess Team won the Central Conference tournament on March 2 with a 16-14 win over Parkway West.

Iris Zhou (12), Ben Liu (12), Andrew Stappenbeck (11), Andy Teh (11), and Alex Rybak (12) all contributed to the team’s championship run.

The Rams began the conference tournament on Feb. 16 with an 18.5-11.5 win over Parkway North; that was followed up with a 23-7 semifinal win over MICDS on Feb. 23.

The tournament win follows up Ladue High’s 7-0 regular season record in the Gateway Chess High School League.

The team sponsor is LHWHS teacher Zachary Garrison.