B-Town Bots Dominate Tournament; Bacon Bots Rank 15th


This weekend B-Town Bots robotics teams competed at the Rumble in the Hangar VRC event at Shenandoah HS.

This event hosted 32 teams from 10 schools for a combined middle and high school event.

Bellefontaine dominated the tournament and the Excellence Award categories with tournament champion alliance teams of 9185A- F.O.A.M. and 9185B- BIOHAZARD.

F.O.A.M is made up of junior: Alex Cavanaugh, and sophomores: Ryann Gatchel, Lorenz Henry, Hayden Maus, and Mason Swisher.

BIOHAZARD is made up of freshmen: Dalton Frazier, Alex Sandoval, Andy McDonald, and Brayden Studnicki.

Middle school teams of 7865E Slurp-Ez and 7865C Microsoft had an incredible day competing against middle and high school teams where they ended the qualifications round in 4th and 5th places respectively.

They had a strong showing in the knockout competition but were unfortunately defeated in a close match by the Bellefontaine High School alliance noted above.

Slurp-Ez is composed of 8th graders: Trinity Fout, Marek Frazier, Brody Miranda, and Cody Robb and Microsoft is made up of 8th graders: Hayden Argabright, Will Gates, and Graham Trittschuh and 7th grader: Charlie Moreland.

5 more middle school teams had a great day of competition and represented themselves, their school, and the community well.

The teams of 9185A, 9185B, and 7865E earned a spot at the Ohio State Vex Robotics Competition on March 8th & 9th.

All B-Town Bots team will compete on February 17th at the Milford Schools VRC event and 9185A at the Launch signature event at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

BHS robotics are coached by Micah Woolf and Dustin VanBuskirk.

BMS robotics are coached by Sandi Chervenak and Jordan Reser.


Matthew Torsell, Griffin Burkhardt, Camden Vollrath, Garrett Gossard, Jerome Wickham is in the front

Team 10123B Bacon Bots competed at the Brookside VEX IQ Elementary Competition this weekend, along with 33 other teams from Ohio.

They ranked 15th in their Skills Competition and 22nd in the Team Competition.

The Bacon Bots were awarded the Energy Award for their enthusiasm and team spirit.

The team is ranked 36th in Skills in the state of Ohio and has one more competition to close the season and hope to secure an invitation to the State Competition in March.