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30th Toledo area Math Counts competition

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Shizheng Tie, 14, an eighth grader at Maumee Valley Country Day School and resident of Maumee, ponders a question during the final round. Tie came in first.

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These five students are not on a winning team but they are also going to the state round. The are, from left: David Mulligan, of Arbor Hills; Sam Avina, of McCord; Austin Retzloff, and Joey Veltri, both of Saint Rose School; and Patrick Gorman, of West Side Montessori.

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Math-Counts-Top-10

The top 10 individuals, from left: William Xi, Perrysburg; Alex White, St. John's Jesuit; Jack Xiao, Perrysburg; Austin Retzloff, St. Rose School; Matthew Rothschild, Timberstone; Billy Jiang, Timberstone; Sam Avina, McCord; Patrick Gorman, West Side Montessori; Joey Veltri, Saitn Rose School; and Marwin Li, of Timberstone. The order of finishers, however, from #1 to #10: Xiao, Xi, Retzloff,Avina, White, Jiang, Li, Rothschild, Veltri, and Gorman.

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Math-Counts-Final-Four

The final four: first place finisher Shizheng Tie, 14, an eighth grader at Maumee Valley Country Day School; Alex White, 13, an eighth grader at St. John's Jesuit., of Perrysburg; fourth place finisher Patrick Gorman, 13, an eighth grader at West Side Montessori, from Toledo; and third place finisher Joey Veltri, 12, a seventh grader at St. Rose School, of Perrysburg.

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Marwin Li, of Timberstone, left, Patrick Gorman, of West Side Montessori, and other participants watch other participants.

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Math-Counts-Most-Improved

The most improved team is Pettisville School. The team is, from left: Jacob Myers, Harper Nolander, coach Marla Miller, Gretchen Lee, and Elizabeth Sauder.

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St. Joseph Maumee Prep school, the best new school. From left: Moira Cunningham, Frank Bahr, Zach Wells, coach Jason Szynkowski, Branigan Lyczkowski, Rachel Bush, and Rachel Labeau.

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First place team, from Perrysburg Junior High School, from left: Jack Xiao, Kevin Yin, coach Al Fischhaber, Alisha Ohanian, and William Xi.

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Timberstone Junior High School came in second. They are, from left: Matthew Rothschild, Billy Jiang, coach Gail Brenner, Humza Rehman, and Freeman Gao.

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Third place team St. John's Jesuit. From left: Alex White, Dylan Francis, coach Mike Thaman, Louie Thaman, and Aghiad Daboul.

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Math-Counts-McCord-Junior-High-School

McCord Junior High School's team came in fourth olace. From left: Coach Karma Vince, left; Hrishi Saraiya, Shan Karoni; Sam Avina, and Maxwell Qian.

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Math-Counts-top-2-finishers

Jack Xiao, of Perrysburg Junior High School, left, Brian W. Randolph, Ph.D., P.E., senior associate dean and professor in the University of Toled College of Engineering, and William Xi, also of Perrysburg Junior High. As the top two finishers they each received a $1,000 scholarship to UT.

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