Cassville Primary and Intermediate Schools were represented by 16 second through fifth grade students at the Missouri Sportstacking Championships held on March 1. The event drew 132 participants from across the state.
The Cassville students were awarded 16 trophies and 10 medals at the state meet, and three students achieved new state titles in one, two or three different cupstacking events.
Parker Skinner now holds the state record for the 10 and under division in the 3-3-3 and 3-6-3 events. Issac Dodson set state records for the 8 and under division in the 3-3-3, 3-6-3 and cycle events, and Amber Large placed first for the 6 and under division in the 3-6-3 event.
Several students placed in the top 1 0 in various events at the sportstacking championships. Those students include: Skinner, Levi Pollreisz, Ashlea Large, Dillon Henson, Marshall Henson, David Griffith, Dailey Creason, Dillon Hess, Kaylee Hudson, Mason Loveland, Gilbert Medina, Mattie Stephenson, Hise Williams, Dodson, Amber Large and Austin Wilson.
Sportstacking requires students to stack 12 specialized cups in various patterns and sequences. Judging is based on time and technique.
Cassville hosted its annual sportstacking tournament in the Cassville Middle School gymnasium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on March 15.
For more information on sportstacking visit www.speedstacks.com.