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CHS Esports Ties for Third Place at PIEA State Championships

Students playing video games at the competition, group photo of the team(January 3, 2023) Playing Valorant, a first-person tactical hero game from Riot Games, the CHS Varsity Esports team tied for third place in the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Esports Association (PIEA) State Championship at St. Joseph’s University on Sunday, Dec. 18. Senior captains Gavin Frankenberg and Josh Nguyen (shown) were mentioned frequently during the game, which was streamed on Twitch and YouTube. Senior Alex Bogush, who founded the team as a sophomore, was also present at the competition. The PIEA consisted of 45 high school teams from across Pennsylvania, including two varsity squads from Cheltenham.