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The Junior FIRST LEGO competition Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, involved 32 teams. Each made three presentations to judges and accumulated more points using their robots to complete tasks related to hydrology before entering head-to-head competition. Anne Jacobson / RiverTown Multimedia3 / 3

The Junior FIRST LEGO competition Saturday, Dec. 9, involved 32 teams. Each made three presentations to judges and accumulated points using their robots to complete tasks related to hydrology before entering head-to-head competition.

Team photo: Ashton Wieck (left), Cayden White, AJ Mikkelson, Mary Ellen Robertson, Eli Freier and Evan Nelson test their robot during regional Junior FIRST LEGO League competition Saturday, Dec. 9, at Willow Elementary School in Rochester. Donovan Adolph is in the background heading to the practice table. The Twin Bluff Middle School students named their team The Flows because the 2017 theme involved hydrology. They improved their scores every round, coaches Crystal Henderson and Nich Lowman said, and more importantly did well in their project, design and core values presentations. Starting in September, the team built and programmed the autonomous robot. The program's goals are to spur innovation, develop teamwork and promote interest in science and technology. Anne Jacobson / RiverTown Multimedia

Anne Jacobson

Anne Jacobson is news director with RiverTown Multimedia. 

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