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Cameron Dragons to Defend WV History Bowl Title

From left: (front row) Cameron Team 1 members Montgomery Bertram, Abbie Carney Arielle Yost and Russell Dillion. (back row): Coach Dan Gatts and Coach Joe Mastracci.

Cameron High School will once again represent Region 6 in the West Virginia History Bowl Championships in Charleston and is set to defend the state title.

CHS competed against eight other schools in the 9th annual Region 6 WV History Bowl held at Independence Hall in Wheeling on Friday.

In the finals, Cameron Team 1 defeated Cameron Team 2.  The championship winning team consists of Montgomery Bertram, Abbi Carney, Arielle Yost and Russell Dillion. Cameron Team 2 members include Chloe Yocum, Nathan Haeberle, Ian Elswick and Kaylee Reynolds.

St. Joseph the Worker School placed 3rd and Moundsville Middle School Team 1 finished 4th.

Both Dragon teams, coached by Dan Gatts and Joe Mastracci, will compete at the state competition on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

The W.V. History Bowl started in 2010 with 16 teams in the entire state.  Since then participation has increased to more than 500 students from 8 different regions in West Virginia.

2018 marks the seventh year in a row Cameron High School has had a team compete in the state championships.