The Carroll County High School Science MACC team has won the 2016 SuperMACC Championship for academics.
Carroll’s MACC teams played in the Western Division Tournament on Saturday, March 19, at Rural Retreat High School.
The English team advanced to the finals, losing to George Wythe 66-55 and finishing as tournament runner-ups after wins against Rural Retreat and Galax.
The Math team advanced to the semi-finals, losing to George Wythe 83-25 after a 60-25 victory over Bland.
The Science team advanced to the finals, losing to Galax 66-65 and finishing as tournament runner-ups after wins against Grayson and Fort Chiswell.
The Social Studies team won the championship in the finals against Galax 70-28 after wins against Fort Chiswell and Grayson.
The All-Around team lost in the quarter finals to Rural Retreat 55-51.
By virtue of their season and tournament wins, English, Science, and Social Studies competed on Monday, March 21 at the SuperMACC Championships at Radford University. SuperMACC pits the top two teams (season winner and tournament winner) from the Eastern and Western divisions against each other for top MACC honors in the conference.
Three of Carroll’s five teams participated. Only Galax High School sent more teams to the contest, tying Carroll for the second most teams at SuperMACC with Blacksburg.
The English team defeated Pulaski 63-35 to face George Wythe in the finals, where they ended as tournament runner-ups, losing 70-65 on the last question.
The Social Studies team lost in the semifinals to Radford on the last question, 65-63.
The Science team defeated Christiansburg 78-50 to face Galax in the finals. Carroll defeated Galax 75-58 to claim the SuperMACC championship.
Their very large trophy is on display in the office at CCHS.