The Natchitoches Magnet Mathcounts Team placed second overall in the Regional competition Feb. 17. In the individual competition, Joshua Chesal placed second and Noah Martinez placed third. The team won first place in the Team Bee and Joshua Chesal won first in the Countdown Round. The team advances to the state competition on March 23. Team members are Joshua Chesal, Noah Martinez, Victoria Hatten and Bethany Milner. Individual competitiors were Alayshae McNeeley, Devin Helaire, Hunter Broadway and Diamond Smith. The coach is Mrs. Zenda Sawyer. Assistant coach is Tyler French.