The Wardlaw Academy Lower & Middle School Chess teams competed in the SCISA Chess Tournament held in Orangeburg on October 27th. The Lower school team finished sixth in state and were led by Ford Williams who finished fourth with 4 wins and 1 loss. The Middle school team also finished sixth and were led by Scott James who finished fifth with 4 wins and 1 loss. The school’s overall record was 24 wins 16 losses and 5 ties and 26.50 total points. Over 160 students from 16 schools were in attendance for the event. This year’s team included Turner Peoples, Evan Anderson, Bryce Turner, Vernon Reynolds, Tres Yonce, Joseph Barron, Scott James Beth Warnken and Ford Williams.