October 31, 2014

Medina
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PHOTO: County’s youth chess king crowned

Bayethe Rowell, left, and Weston Mansier warm up before the final match in the chess tournament at Medina’s Ella Canavan Elementary School on Wednesday.  Bayethe went on to win the championship.  This year’s tournament drew 64 students from all seven elementary schools in the Medina district and St. Frances Xavier School in Medina and Wadsworth’s Isham Elementary. Bayethe and Weston are fifth-graders at Canavan. Canavan students have won the trophy in all but one of the tournament’s eight years. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)

Bayethe Rowell, left, and Weston Mansier warm up before the final match in the chess tournament at Medina’s Ella Canavan Elementary School on Wednesday. Bayethe went on to win the championship. This year’s tournament drew 64 students from all seven elementary schools in the Medina district and St. Frances Xavier School in Medina and Wadsworth’s Isham Elementary. Bayethe and Weston are fifth-graders at Canavan. Canavan students have won the trophy in all but one of the tournament’s eight years. (DAVID KNOX / GAZETTE)