The Las Animas Jr. High School Math Counts Team sponsored by Alicia Torrez is state-bound.

The team took first overall at the 2020 Southern Chapter Competition at the Colorado State University-Pueblo last Saturday.

Madison Huffman placed 7th, Alicia Deatherage placed 20th, Blake Elam placed 23rd, Scott Pollock placed 30th and Espi Marlow placed 36th.

They will go to state on March 14 in Denver at the University of Colorado's Denver-Anshultz-Campus.