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Results 2011-12

Regional (November) 
HONORABLE MENTION:
Amanda Chow (11), Edward Dong (11), Brendan Ney (8), Brian Wai (12)
Senior Entrants: 2nd place Evan Ye (12)
NOTE: regional, 169 students from 31 schools participated

SCVMA Senior Olympiad – Regional (December) 
Brian Wai (12) - 1st place in division 1 & overall

Bay Area Mathematics Olympiad – Regional (February) 
Brian Wai placed 1st among Jr. and Sr. entrants; Matt Lee received an honorable mention.

Redwood Middle School -- comprised of Sean, Celine, and Kristine -- placed 3rd. Individually Sean Shi, Celine Liang, Brendan Ney, Allen Shen, and Kristine Zhang received an honorable mention.


Stanford Mathematics Tournament – Regional/National (February) 

Two teams from Saratoga HS and one team from Redwood MS competed in Stanford Math Tournament.  Unlike past three years, we did not place as a team.  However, there were individual standouts.  

General Test: Celine Liang (2nd), Sean Shi* (3rd) 
Advanced Topics: Brian Wai (2nd)

*won the tie-breaker over Brendan Ney

Mandelbrot – Regional/National (March) 

For National level, Saratoga High School placed 18th place putting us in the top-tier. Brian placed tied for top 15th place.

For Redwood Regional, Redwood MS placed 8th ranking among top-tier high schools. Sean Shi, Celine Liang, and Brendan Ney were individual standouts raking among top-tier students comprised mostly of high school students.

National results: by school or by individual
Regional results: by school or by individual

Team Play
Round One ContestRound One Solution
Round Two ContestRound Two Solution
Round Three ContestRound Three Solution

National Level
Regional Level
Round One Test; Round One Solutions
Round Two Test; Round Two Solutions
Round Three Test; Round Three Solutions
Round Four Test; Round Four Solutions
Round Five Test; Round Five Solutions



California Math League – Regional/National (Apr) 

We placed 5th in the state behind four schools with a perfect team score.  There were three stand-outs Edward Dong and Brian Wai scored 35 out of 36, and Evan Ye scored 34 out of 36.  We had two mathletes, who were absent on the day of the contest. 

Saratoga High School placed 3rd place as a team, an improvement from last year's 4th place finish.
Geometry:did not place top 15
Algebra 2: Yuhun Yang (10th place), Kershol Bhattacharjee (14th place), Rohith Krishna (15th place)
Open: Kevin Chiang (2nd place), Jefferey Chan (13th place), Nolan Chen (14th place)
Statistics: Evan Ye (3rd place), Chris Jones (6th place), Jackie Gu (12th place)
Calculus: Landon Chow (9th place), Edgar Chen (14th place), Yeseon Lee (15th)
HS Leap Frog: Amanda Chow and Matt Lee (2nd place)
Discovery: Ed Dong (4th place)

Redwood Middle School placed 1st place as a team, an improvement from last year's 2nd place.
Algebra 1: Anthony Ding (4th place), Daniel Liu (9th place), Keshav Narayan (13th place)
Geometry: Sean Shi (1st place), Brendan Ney (2nd place), Nathan Ney (4th place), Allen Shen (7th place)
M.S. Leap Frog: Kristine Zhang and Celine Liang (3rd place)













Mathcounts

Participating mathletes:
team = {Brendan Ney, Celine Liang, Sean Shi, Kristine Zhang},
individuals = {Nathan Ney, Allen Shen, Anthony Ding, Daniel Liu, Keshav Narayan, Amanda Chow}, alternates={Dorrie Tang, Elizabeth Li}

Mathcounts Santa Clara Chapter:

Redwood MS team places 1st in Santa Clara Chapter. Redwood MS Team moves onto the Mathcounts State, plus Nathan Ney as an individual. Overall individual ranking for RMS: Kristine Zhang (2nd), Brendan Ney (3rd), Nathan Ney (4th), and Celine Liang (7th)


Mathcounts State:

Redwood MS team, composed of Celine Liang, Brendan Ney, Sean Shi and Kristine Zhang, placed 1st in California Mathcounts. For Northern California, Celine placed 1st via a tie-breaker over Sean, who placed 2nd. They placed 2nd and 3rd for overall ranking for the state of California.

In addition to the team members, Nathan Ney also represented Redwood MS well.

2012 Northern California Competition

2012 Southern California Competition


The 16 high school students and 6 middle school students listed below qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) by achieving an AMC 12-A score of 94.5 or an AMC 10-A score of 115.5.

AMC-10A – National (February, 2012) 

AIME Qualifiers:

Saratoga HS
CHEN	EDGAR	        10	126
WU	REGGIE	        10	118.5
Redwood MS
LIANG CELINE K          8        130.5
NEY NATHAN              8        126.0
SHI SEAN                8        126.0
ZHANG KRISTINE A        8        121.5
NEY BRENDAN S           8        120.0
SHEN ALLEN              8        120.0

AMC-12A – National (February, 2012) 
AIME Qualifiers:
CHANDRASEKHER	KABIR	11	105
CHE	EUGENE	        11	102
CHIANG	JUSTIN	        11	105
CHOW	AMANDA	        11	102
DONG	EDWARD	        11	103.5
GARBE KEVIN         11 106
.5
GU JACQUELINE 11 96 KIM BRIAN         11 99 LEE YEOEN         11 96 LIN NOLE         11 94.5 ENG DAVID         12 108 WAI BRIAN         12 129 YE EVAN         12 112.5 ZHANG ALISSA         12 117



The 12 high school students and 8 middle school students listed below qualified to take the American Invitational Mathematics Exam (AIME) by achieving an AMC 12-A score of 99.0 or an AMC 10-A score of 120.0.

AMC-10B – National (February, 2012) 
AIME Qualifers: 
Saratoga HS
CHIANG	KEVIN	9	133.5
CHOW	LANDON	9	130.5
LEE	MATTHEW	10	144
CHEN	EDGAR	10	132
CHEN	JEFFREY	10	126
ENG	ROBERT	10	121.5
Redwood MS
SHI	SEAN	        8	150
LIANG	CELINE	        8	144
ZHANG	KRISTINE	8	139.5
NEY	NATHAN	        8	139.5
DING	ANTHONY	        6	126
NEY	BRENDAN	        8	126
CHOW	KARENA	        7	121.5
NARAYAN	KESHAV	        7	120

AMC-12B – National (February, 2012) 
AIME Qualifers: 
DONG	EDWARD	11	111
GARBE	KEVIN	11	106.5
CHOW	AMANDA	11	102
WAI	BRIAN	12	114
YE	EVAN	12	108
ZHANG	ALISSA	12	102
NOTE: Total of 30 distinct students from Saratoga Schools qualified for AIME. Nine qualifiers from Redwood MS and twenty-one from Saratoga HS.

AIME-1 & 2  – National (March, 2011) 

USAMO Qualifiers:
WAI BRIAN         12    249
ZHANG ALISSA         12    227

USAJMO Qualifier:
SHI, SEAN                 8    260
LIANG, CELINE         8    244
NEY, BRENDAN         8    216

For USAMO, AMC 12 and AIME writers with a 12 index of 204.5 and above were selected.
For USAJMO, AMC10 and AIME writers with a 10 index of 204 and above were selected.

USA Mathematics Olympiad (April, 2011)

Brian Wai - honorable mention
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