The Abington Heights Middle School (AHMS) Mathcounts team took first place at the annual regional math competition, held Feb. 10 at Wyoming Valley West Middle School. The team competed against approximately 170 students from 15 area schools. The win secured AHMS a spot at the Mathcounts state competition March 24 in Harrisburg. This is the first time the AHMS team has won the regional competition. Team members Manon Pancholy and Jacob Newton secured 16th place and 19th overall, respectively, in the individual competition. From left, are Braeden Mathers, Bobby Tricarico, Gavin Ross, Nick Deremer and Jacob Newton. Absent at the time of the photo was Manon Pancholy.