Monday, February 9, 2015

RoboKnights Teams: 4th Place Out of 120 Midwest Teams & World Top 10 Driver Skills

This past weekend Mt. Michael robotics teams competed at the Benson High School robotics tournament.  Two Mt. Michael teams, Talladega Knights, with Chase Goddard, Lucas Williams, Blake Worsham, Will Fleissner,and Ethan Tilske, and the Knight Shift formed an alliance and made it through the quarter finals and into the semi finals. After going for the best 2 of 3 rounds, and losing one round by a single point, the Knights were second in their division and finished in the top four of about 120 teams from the Midwest.

The Knight Shift, comprised of Nick Huetter, Reilly Jackson, Nolan Huetter, and Nolan Gottsch, was also awarded the Driver Skills Award for the event. Sophomore Nick Huetter is now ranked in the top ten in the world for high school level drivers.  Go Knights!
Top Ten World Ranking for Knight Shift's Nick Huetter
Knight Shift Members: Nick Huetter, Reilly Jackson, Nolan Huetter, and Nolan Gottsch