Region I Team Tournament at Blue Ridge High
This past weekend TCHS Chess team participated Region I Team Tournament at Blue Ridge High School. The tournament was supposed to be hosted by Alchesay HS, but the tournament was moved to Blue Ridge due to covid protocol on White Mountain Apache reservation.
1st round TCHS played against TCHS 2. Won 4-1. 2nd round TCHS drew the round against Lee Williams High School 2.5 – 2.5 the final round played against Northland Prep Academy and won the round 3 – 2. This morning TCHS won against Blue Ridge 3 – 2. The last final round TCHS won the round against Alchesay 4.5 – 0.5 Here is the varsity line up for TCHS 1st board Kherwin Taquiso, 2nd board Kyle Morales, 3rd board Levi Adrian Decolongon, 4th board Rain Keetso and 5th board Aedhan Yonnie
And the rest of the team members Levi Angelo Decolongon, Ethan DeGuzman, Justin Dasher II, Quitin Edison, Jace Saganitso, Damon Yazzie, Ian Riggs, Alejandro Pacheco, EJ Bitsinnie, Jeremiah Walters, Dion Richard’s and Darryl Dale.
TCHS took 1st place while NPA came in 2nd place and Blue Ridge took 3rd. Aedhan Yonnie won the best 5th board honors. In the alternate section EJ Bitsinnie took 1st place, Alejandro Pacheco took 2nd and Jeremiah Walters took 3rd. Next weekend the warrior chess team will be traveling to Notre Dame Prep in Scottsdale… Again thank you for supporting our chess program at TCHS.