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JROTC Raider Team places first in meet

The JROTC Raider Team from Buckingham County High School defeated 32 other Raider teams on March 2 to place first overall in the Manchester Raider Challenge Meet. Cadets Trenton Houser, Jason Gormus, Ronnie Bagby, Rachael Pugh and K.G. Gough led the Raiders to place first in rope bridge and physical fitness test and second in firemans carry. Destiny Sutton was named top female athlete. Buckingham defeated Double A and Triple A schools Courtland, Camp LeJeune, N.C. (a Marine Corps school), Orange County and Petersburg. Pictured, from left, front row, are Pugh, Alyessa Gentry, Sutton, Morgan Pugh, back row, Nathan Farmer, Haley Wyant, Christian Mitchell, Jaycee Call, Breanna Bagby, Jacob Jamerson, Savannah Collier, Phillip Newton, Cody Shook, Gough, Bagby, Josh Meek, Houser, John Vencil and Gormus.