About 300 Sheboygan County high school math masters descended on Lakeland’s campus this week for a spirited competition.
The top team from Sheboygan North won the 26th annual Michael J. Devaney High School Math Meet. It is North’s sixth straight championship at Lakeland and its 19th title in the last 20 years.
In addition to North, schools represented were Cedar Grove-Belgium, Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah, Howards Grove, Kohler, Oostburg, Plymouth, Sheboygan County Christian, Sheboygan Falls and Sheboygan South.
Members of the winning Sheboygan North team were seniors Chris Lacy, John Masse and Andrew Suscha; junior Christian Henke; sophomores Preston Pond, Carl Pickhardt and Eric Yang; and freshmen Noah Bartelt.
Second place went to team No. 1 from Kohler and third place went to Plymouth No. 1. Teams from Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County Christian and North placed fourth, fifth and sixth respectively, among the 32 teams.
Eric Yang from North won a gold medal for the top individual score with 34 out of a possible 40 points. Second place went to John Masse from North with a score of 28. Third place went to Archie Brohn from Kohler with a score of 26. Other finishers in the top seven were Mitch Christiansen, Sheboygan Falls; Nick Spredemann and Jenny Claerbaut, Cedar Grove-Belgium; and Samuel Staehling and Mitch Heun, Plymouth.
Eight students won honorable mention awards: Andrew Suscha, North; Matt Primozic, Plymouth; Nathan Waniorek, Kohler; Mason Liebe, Sheboygan Falls; Micah Chrisman, Sheboygan Christian; George Palof, Kohler; Thomas Lang, North; and Tim Koerber, Sheboygan Christian.