St. Louis, Missouri (Northland's NewsCenter) --- Out of 400 teams, only 15 teams in the end are able to go onto the Quarter finals for the FIRST Robotics National Championship and unfortunately the Duluth East Daredevils were not one of them.
However, the Daredevils have a lot to be proud of during their time at the FIRST Robotics Championship Tournament in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Duluth team was able to win 7 out of their 9 matches during the three day tournament.
The Daredevils, with their Rebound Rumble robot Allie-Hoops, won 2 of their 3 matches on Thursday. The Daredevils lost their first match 34-46, but their robot earned 28 of the 34 points during that match.
Their second match was a nail biter, winning by just one point 45-44.
Their third match of the day earned the Daredevils the highest score of the competition on Thursday winning 86-37.
The Daredevils carried that momentum into Friday's matches as well, winning 2 out of the 3 matches that day.
On the last day of competition, Saturday, April 28th, the Daredevils won both of their rounds. The first match they won 43-16 and the second they won 58-18.
According to the FIRST Robotics website, the Daredevils came in 23rd place.
The Daredevils have also posted a video of their time at Nationals. Watch the video Click Here!
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Posted to the web by Krista Burns