PORTLAND — Math teams from King and Lincoln middle schools placed in the top five at the state MATHCOUNTS competition on Saturday at Kennebec Community College in Fairfield.

King and Lincoln also contributed four of the top 10 scorers at the meet, according to district officials.

King’s team, coached by Deb Treadwell, placed third in the state. Member Evan Peaco, an eighth-grader, placed third individually. He is one of four students who will represent Maine at the national MATHCOUNTS competition at Disney World in May.

Other King team members were Ava Koenigsberg, Maddie Logan and Ali Gorashi. Jackson Treadwell qualified for the state meet as an individual competitor and placed 11th.

Lincoln’s team, coached by Zachary Brown, placed fifth in the state. Individually, Jordan Roche took fifth place, Zachary Duperry took eighth place and Benjamin Barnes took ninth place. The Lincoln team included Joseph Healy.

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