Cotter chess teams place 2nd, 3rd in regionals

Photo: Cotter Junior High team members (from left) Thomas Jones, Ethan Sexauer, Paige Sexauer, Wiley Harris and Logan Principato.

Photo: Cotter Senior High team members (from left) Jayden Hutchison, Cole Stevenson, Kate Cheek, Tucker Coots and Wyatt Smith.

The Cotter Junior High chess team placed second, and the Cotter Senior High placed third at the Chess Association for Arkansas Schools regional tournament in 1A-3A Tuesday.

In addition, senior Tucker Coots placed second overall in the senior high division and earned All-Regional at the tournament.

The Cotter Chess team is coached by Lisa Coots and Justin Benham.

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