Middle school Mathletes from area public, private, parochial and home schools recently competed in the local contest of the national Mathcounts program at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall.

The competition was part of The Citadel’s Engineering Week activities and was organized by the Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Society of Professional Engineers.

Fourteen schools and 120 students competed. Students competed individually and as teams in written and fast-paced oral matches.

Subjects included algebra, probability, statistics and geometry.

The results of the competition are as follows:

Team winners

First: Oakbrook Middle School (coaches: Amy Baldwin, Callie Melton).

Second: Hilton Head Island Middle School (coach: Heidi Neeson).

Third: Rollings Middle School of the Arts (coaches: Jennifer Diamond, Amber Moody).

Fourth: Christ Our King Stella Maris School (coach: Kathryn Schertz).

Individual winners

First: Madeline Prince, Hilton Head Island Middle School (coach: Heidi Neeson).

Second: Brian Privett, Christ Our King Stella Maris School. (coach: Kathryn Schertz).

Third: Rigel Sison, Rollings Middle School of the Arts. (coach: Jennifer Diamond, Amber Moody).

Fourth: Matthew Kraft, Christ Our King Stella Maris School. (coach: Kathryn Schertz).