2016 - 2017 Vex Starstruck

  • Year in Review

    The Game:

    Team 11124E

    Team 11124E was our very first "competition ready" robot. This bot competed at every tournament we entered and saw many design changes. The machine started out as "Papa B" at Kalahari and Brookside. 11124E completed the final 2 events of the season as "Elvis." 11124E earned a birth in the State Robotics Tournament based on their skills scoring. 

    Team Members: Levi James (C), Andrew Moore, and Russell Laux.

    Robot Name: Elvis

    Results:

    Kalahari 12/15 - 12/17 - Finished qualifying ranked 30th of 74 teams (4-3-1). Earned a skills score of 19, ranking 16th overall.

    Brookside 1/21 - Finished qualifying ranked 33rd of 38 teams (1-5). 

    Carrollton 1/28 - "Elvis" took over at the helm of 11124E. Finished qualifying ranked 13th of 47 teams (3-2). Earned a skills score of 27, ranking 5th overall. 8th place alliance member for the tournament finals. 

    Lorain 2/17 - Finished qualifying ranked 35th of 61 teams (2-3). Earned a skills score of 36, ranking 11th overall.

    Overall Record: 10 -13 - 1

    Ohio State Tournament Qualifier

    Team 11124P

    Team 11124P was the second Elyria Robotics machine completed. "Johnny 5" competed at each tournament and saw steady progress the entire year making it to 2 finals. 

    Team Members: Alexis Jordan (C), TJ Yates, and Kahlig Bell. 11124P earned a birth in the State Robotics Tournament based on their skills scoring. 

    Robot Name: Johnny 5

    Results:

    Kalahari 12/15 - 12/17 - Finished qualifying ranked 22nd of 74 teams (5-3). Earned a skills score of 11, ranking 25th overall.

    Brookside 1/21 - Finished qualifying ranked 13th of 38 teams (4-2). 11124P made their first finals appearance with the 7th place alliance.

    Carrollton 1/28 - Finished qualifying ranked 28th of 47 teams (3-2). Earned a skills score of 16, ranking 16th overall.

    Lorain 2/17Finished qualifying ranked 19th of 61 teams (3-2). Earned a skills score of 13, ranking 31st overall. 8th place alliance member for the tournament finals.

    Overall Record: 15 - 9

    Ohio State Tournament Qualifier

    Team 11124R

    Team 11124R was added as our program grew. This team was a compilation of team members that put a robot together and programmed it in 2 weeks to finish 7th at the Brookside Tournament. 11124R earned a birth in the State Robotics Tournament based on their skills scoring. 

    Team Members: Deric Martin (C), Chris Canonizado, Matt Hersh, and Kyle Johnson.

    Robot Name: Papa B, the Money

    Results:

    Kalahari 12/15 - 12/17 - Did not compete.

    Brookside 1/21 - Finished qualifying ranked 7th of 38 teams (5-1). Earned a skills score of 12, ranking 13th overall. "Elvis" found themselves on the 5th place alliance winning thier opening match of the championship bracket. "Elvis" lost a closely contested match in the semifinals. 

    Carrollton 1/28 - Did not compete.

    Lorain 2/17 - Finished qualifying ranked 49th of 61 teams (1-4). Earned a skills score of 36, ranking 12th overall.

    Overall Record: 5 - 5

    Ohio State Qualifier - 25th in Skills Challenge

     

    Joey Nichols - Team Videographer

    Trenton Lewis - Team Scout

     

    2016 -2017 Individual Robot Records:

    Johnny 5: 15 - 9

    Elvis: 10 - 6

    Papa B: 6 - 12 - 1