The Yantis High School Spelling/Vocabulary Team won the Conference A Regional Championship at the Regional Academic Meet at Tarleton State University in Stephenville Saturday. Among the 36 teams taking the test at the four Regional Academic Meets throughout the state, the Yantis Spellers achieved the third highest score. Senior Cristo Sanchez led the team with a 1st place finish while Shelbie Shoemaker won 2nd in the individual competition.
Other team members inluded Brandon Highlander and Hope Dixon. The team will advance to the State Academic Meet to compete for the Conference A state championship next month.