Mauriceville Middle School UIL math and science teams participated in a competition Saturday, Jan. 21 at a meet sponsored by Odom Academy in Beaumont.

On their first time out to competition, the team placed fourth overall out of the fifteen schools in attendance.

Matthew Cox took first place in the seventh grade science division, and Parker Linscomb won third in the same division.

For eighth grade science, Richard Warner placed seventh out of 45 other contestants in the same group.