Alex Elmore and Chris Figueroa placed at a chess tournament recently.
The Laquey Chess Team competed in the Galena Invitational Chess Tournament Saturday and came away with two medals. Senior Alex Elmore took the Second Place Medal in the High School Division with five wins in the six-round event. Chris Figueroa took the medal for 19th place in the high school division with three wins in his first tournament appearance.
The tournament featured hosted a field of 39 high school players and 35 middle school players from Southwest Missouri and Eastern Kansas.