The Izard County Chess Team had nine team members finish in the top 10 in the senior high and junior high divisions March 3 at the Northcentral Arkansas Educational Co-op Chess Tournament. Both teams won the overall team trophy in their respective divisions.
Michael McConnaughhay placed first in the senior high division, and Michael Martin, with an undefeated record, placed first in the junior high division.
John Davis, Aragon Wyatt, and Joe Moser finished third, fourth and sixth, respectively, in the senior high division.
Tyler Wallis, Steven Haney, Steven Walker and Randy Sutton finished second, fifth, seventh and eighth in the junior high division, respectively. Chris Hayes and David Crider also participated in the tournament.
Steve Manes is the chess team coach.
Other participating schools included Highland, Salem, Midland, Newark, Southside and Mountain View.