Continuing on in their success, the Halifax County High School robotics team Cometbots brought home second place in the week 5 FIRST Chesapeake District Event held over the weekend in Blacksburg.
The Comebots made it to the finals round where they competed against the fourth seeded alliance.
After losing the first match and winning the second, they ended up losing the tiebreaker landing them in second place.
They are currently ranked 30th out of 129 teams in the district.
At the beginning of the weekend’s district event, their qualification record was 7 to 5, and they ranked 12th overall out of 34 teams.
They then became the first pick for the number four-seeded alliance with Team 384 Sparky from Henrico and Team 3455 Robot Revolution from Alexandria.