Wildcats Are Back-To-Back Regional Champs
Edmonson Voice Staff Report: photos courtesy of Robin Grey:
Members of the Edmonson County Middle School competed in the Region 5 Governor’s Cup competition, which was held at South Warren High School earlier today.
"The ECMS Team performed at a tremendously high level in all areas, earning them the overall Region 5 championship," said middle school Principal Brandon Prunty.
The win makes the second year in a row that Edmonson County has won the trophy. Coach Greg Grey talked about the performance from the team.
"Our academic team turned in an outstanding overall performance in one of the most competitive Governor’s Cup regions in the state," he said. "Our team excelled in future problem solving, quick recall, and written assessment. ECMS continued its superior tournament play by placing first overall for the fifth time this season."
As a result, the team with be competing in the state Governor’s Cup competition next month. Highlights from today include:
"Congratulations to coaches Mr. Greg Grey, Mrs. Robin Grey, Mr. Nick Skaggs, Mr. Alan Florence, and the ECMS Academic Team members on this wonderful accomplishment," Prunty said.
Coach Grey said he was looking forward to what he believes will be a solid performance in the state competition.
"Our overall quick recall record of 63-3, our back-to-back future problem solving victories, and the strengths of our state test takers should lead us to great success at the Governor’s Cup State Finals in Louisville in March," he added.