2021.01.09 Greenfield Central
After a long break the Iron Pride got back into action at Greenfield Central on Saturday. 3 of 4 teams competing advanced into the elimination bracket. Sixth ranked 574A (4-2-0) got chosen for the fourth seed, while 11th ranked 574C (4-2-0) was in the third seed and fourth ranked 574D (5-1-0) landed in the second seed. 574A went out in the quarterfinals while 574C and 574D faced off in the semis. Midway through the match, 574D’s robot whitescreened and stopped moving while 574C and their partner 1115D cleaned up the field for the win. 574C and 1115D moved on to the finals round and won the tournament over some tough competitors for their second tournament championship win of the season. 574D threw down some amazing skills scores, 126 driver max score and 106 programming for a total of 232. This puts them at #2 in the state of Indiana and #19 in the world! Way to go, Iron Pride!
2020.11.20 Wawasee I
Wawasee reaps 3 trophies at the second tourney of the year, two Tournament Champions and one Robot Skills. All 4 Wawasee teams competed well enough to advance into elimination rounds. 574E (3-4-0, rank 14) fell in the round of 16. 574A (3-4-0, rank 12) powered on to quarter finals. Top ranked 574C chose second place 574D for the first seed. The second seed, third place Wisconsin’s 4208B chose, fourth place Crown Point’s 1233A. These four teams competed with evenly matched robots, ending with a 28-9 Wawasee win!
Both 574D and 574C have qualified for State.
On Robot Skills, 574D delivered a perfect driver score of 126 combined with programing score 72 for a total of 198. This won first place Robot Skills, placing them 3rd in the State and 20th in the World.
2020.11.07 Crown Point
It was a great season opener Saturday at Crown Point. All five of our teams competed well in the qualification rounds and advanced into the elimination rounds. 574E (1-4-1 rank 32), 574A (3-2-1 rank 12), and 574B (1-4-1 rank 25) fought valiantly in the round of 16 but did not advance. Top ranked 4208B from Wisconsin chose third ranked 574D for the first seed. 7701H from Zionsville chose fifth ranked 574C for the second seed. The top two seeds battled each other in the final round with 574C and 4208B coming out on top 67-6, 3 points shy of a maximum match score.