EDISON, NJ -- Many students from Upper and Middle School from The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison attended the Botball competition on Saturday at the Rahway Recreation Center.

The Action Team included Mark Zhang of Edison, Laura Chen of Fords, John Papetti of Elizabeth, Shiv Tickoo of Scotch Plains, George Zhong of Edison, Zain Zaidi of Edison, Nate Valcourt of South Plainfield, Feisal Kiiru of Edison and Andrew Kojima of Edison.

The Support Team included Shachee Kumar of Iselin, Cian Nicholls of Dunellen, Ahmad Maiga of Woodbridge, Vineel Bandla of Edison, Shourya Chhabra and Arya Chhabra of Roselle Park, Vinay Karthik of Edison, Yousef Sakr of Westfield, Avni Vasani of Scotch Plains and Ravi Nanavati of Plainfield, who arrived early and stayed the entire day to help the Action Team.

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The team made it to the quarterfinal round after going head-to-head with approximately 14 teams. While they didn't place in the top three, they did win an award for best play against a friendly competitor.

The Wardlaw+Hartridge School is Central Jersey’s premier PreK-12 independent school. The campus is located at 1295 Inman Ave. in North Edison, near the Scotch Plains border and just five miles from downtown Westfield. It is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational day school that prepares students to lead and succeed in a world of global interconnection. Wardlaw+Hartridge provides an educational atmosphere characterized by academic challenge, support for individual excellence, diversity, and a familial sense of community.