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Raiders compete in West Virginia

The Buckingham County High School Raiders competed in Belle, West Virginia for the Fourth Brigade West Virginia Best of the Best Raider Qualifier, held Feb. 29 at Riverside High School.

Both male and mixed team squads swept the male and mixed divisions and finished in first place.

The male team, led by Senior Tyler Moore, placed first in the 5K, rope bridge, team physical fitness challenge and litter carry and placed second in logistics relay.

The mixed team, also led by Moree, placed first in the 5K, team physical fitness challenge and rope bridge, second place in litter carry and third place in logistics relay.

To be considered for the mixed team division, the nine-person Raider team must have at least four females assigned to the team.

Both teams are already qualified to compete in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Raider Championships to be held on April 3 at Magna Vista High School in Ridgeway.