The Houston High School Academic Team won the Class 3 District 9 Championship Saturday evening. They defeated Salem 320-280 in the Finals. Houston was competing against Mtn Grove, Willow Springs, and Salem. Houston also received two of the six individual awards, with Ross Wells winning first place and Jefferson Thomas winning third. The Tigers will go to Monett Wednesday, April 27 for Sectionals.
In photo left to right, front row are: Phorona Thomas, Ross Wells, Sammy Garrett, Jefferson Thomas, Camryn Scheets, Hendrik Hogertz
Back row are: Laura Monks, Assistant Coach Brett Kelley, Head Coach Jason Pounds, Celina Castleman, Elizabeth Scott