HMS students place in Math Masters competition

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Several Hastings Middle School fifth-grade students placed in the regional Math Masters Challenge in Prior Lake April 20. There were 24 teams participating. The competition consisted of both team rounds and individual rounds.

Second place was awarded to the Hastings Gold team consisting of Jed Carlson, Max Krahenbuhl, Rylee Kimmes, Iris Ries, Julia Rotty and Ann Hartman. Third place was awarded to Hastings Blue team consisting of Jackson Dohman, Molly Reynolds, Ethan Schaack, Lauren Whitfield, Cole Zeien and Alex Ehrhardt.

Five students placed in the top ten of the individual rounds. There were a total of 117 students participating in the individual rounds. Jed Carlson placed first, Ethan Schaack took second, Max Krahenbuhl took fifth, Julia Rotty took seventh and Lauren Whitfield took tenth place.