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Xploding Robowheels heads to state competition

by: SUBMITTED PHOTO - The Xploding Robowheels took first place at the LEGO robotics regional competition held Dec. 8 at Catlin Gabel. Pictured are, from left, Larissa Chan of Touchstone Elementary, Sera Lew of Stafford Primary School, Ryan Lew of Lake Oswego Junior High, Alex Morrow, Katie Oppenheimer and Natalie Peterman, all students at Touchstone, and Kira Takara of Lake Oswego Junior High. The team is coached by Dale Kresge, second row on left, and Lillian Oppenheimer, on right.The Xploding Robowheels took first place in the LEGO robotics regional competition held at Catlin Gabel School on Dec. 8.

The team is made up of Lake Oswego residents who attend Touchstone, Stafford Primary, and Lake Oswego Junior High schools. This is the second year the team has competed in the competition and the second year they have earned the right to compete at the state championship to be held Jan. 19.

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