Wy’east repeats state ‘Battle of the Books’ title

Wy’east Middle School repeated as Region 4 Oregon Battle of the Books champions on Saturday, winning a tournament of 42 schools in Canby.

Wy’east members are Ruben Gonzaga, Jake Bromham, Doug Asai, Symeon Walker and Jesse Wiley, and David Sacquety is coach.

Wy’east OBOB also won the Mid-Columbia regional in The Dalles Feb. 26.

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