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Auburn Mountainview robotics team makes it to World semifinals

The Auburn Mountainview robotics team went as far as the semifinals of the World competition. The team poses in front of St. Louis
The Auburn Mountainview robotics team went as far as the semifinals of the World competition. The team poses in front of St. Louis' Old Court House and iconic Gateway Arch.
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The Auburn Mountainview Robotics team recently competed at the FIRST Robotics World Championship in St. Louis, Mo., reaching the semifinals.

The team competed in a field of 400 top teams from throughout the world.

In the first day of competition, Auburn Mountainview went 4-1 and were first in their division. On the second day, the team went 4-0 and sitting fifth place in the event. Auburn Mountainview won a crucial match and were the No. 2 seed going into the semifinals on the third day. But the season came to an end with a loss in the semifinals.

Auburn Mountainview fielded the highest-placing team from the Northwest region. The team secured a spot in St. Louis by winning the Pacific Northwest District championship in Portland earlier in April.

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