MARS/WARS wins rookie seed trophy at FIRST

Adam Larck

The Metamora/Washington Area Robotics team came home with a trophy at their first FIRST competition.

MARS/WARS won the top rookie seed trophy out of six rookie teams.

Overall, they qualified ninth out of 48 teams, with some teams they beat out having up to 16 years of experience.

MARS/WARS also won the rookie all-star trophy, along with an invitation to the championship April 26-28 at the Edwards Jones Dome in St. Louis.

Look for more information about the first-year success in an upcoming edition of the Woodford Times.