Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District chess teams recently earned top marks at the State Chess Tournament hosted in McAllen.
As a team in the K-1 Division, Wilson Elementary (Matthew Mata, Leeandra Gomez, Emiliano Garcia, Arturo Garza) earned 7th place, and Milam Elementary (Octatio Quintanilla, Cruz Gutierrez, Tristian Bowery, Vivianna Garza) earned 9th.
In the K-3 Division, Sam Houston Elementary (Michael Casas, Massimo Meneses, Izabel Vasquez, Alvaro Nieto) earned 1st; Dishman Elementary (Houston Kennedy, Austin Kennedy, Julius Garza, Josue Gonzalez) earned 4th; Treasure Hills (Christopher Quezada, Brandon Tovias, Mario Vento, Logan Tovias) earned 8th; Wilson (Sarah Hernandez, Christian Mata, Tristan Hernandez, Daniel Zavala) earned 9th.
In the K-5 Division, Sam Houston (Carlos Deleon, Jacob Fox, Diego Jimenez, Christian Cruz) earned 4th.
Working individually in the K-1 Division, Octavio Quintanilla (Milam) earned 10th, Mark Soto (Treasure Hills) 12th, and Matthius Meneses (Sam Houston) earned 14th; in the K-3 Division, Michael Casas (Sam Houston) earned 9th and Houston Kennedy (Dishman) earned 15th; in the K-5 Division, Carlos Deleon (Sam Houston) earned 5th.