Here are the winners Saturday in the annual Jigsaw Puzzle Tournament. The tournament is a fundraiser for the North Platte Public Library. The tournament raised more than $7,500, thanks to many generous donors.
The complete results from the tournament will be posted Saturday evening on the North Platte Public Library Foundation's website at: www.npplfoundation.org
2nd/3rd grade student division. 37 registered teams, 74 puzzlers.
100 Piece puzzle from Bits and Pieces called "Snow Couple Feeding Birds".
Winners: Ellie Blomstedt and Myiah Thramer on "Team Bronze" from Eisenhower Elementary. Time: 18 minutes, 32.99 seconds. Team was sponsored by Westfield Pharmacy.
4th/5th grade student division. 37 registered teams, 74 puzzlers.
200 Piece puzzle from Bits and Pieces called "Snow Couple Feeding Birds".
Winners: Hailey Guthrie & Makaila Wadsworth on "Puzzled" team from Lake Maloney Elementary.
Time: 46:50.09. Sponsored by Jay & Shelly Penner.
6th-8th grade student division. 8 registered teams, 16 puzzlers.
300 Piece puzzle from Bits and Pieces called "Snow Kittens".
Jenessa Arnold and Jenna Hood on "Puzzle Warrior Team" from Madison Middle School.
Joanna Smith and Lily Mixer on "Team Café Girls" who are homeschooled students.
Time: 50:25.80. Arnold & Hood team sponsored by Complete Eyecare and Smith & Mixer Team sponsored by Carol & Jim Eshleman.
Individual Adult Division. 5 registered teams, 5 puzzlers.
300 Piece puzzle from Bits and Pieces called "Snow Kittens."
Winner: Sara Teters on "Puzzling Teters"
Time: 1:09:28.58. She was sponsored by Law Tech Solutions, Inc.
2-person Adult Division. 14 registered teams, 28 puzzlers.
500 piece puzzle from Bits and Pieces called 'Snow Kittens."
Winner: "Coleman Puzzlers,” Gina Coleman and Courtney Coleman.
Time 1:01:14.75. They were sponsored by the team members and Westfield Pharmacy.
4-person Adult Division. 6 Registered teams, 24 puzzlers.
750 piece puzzle from Ceaco Puzzles Called "Now you tell me).
Winners "Puzzerk." Team members included Jeff Szwanek, Robin Szwanek, Andrea Johnson and Joshua Johnson.
Time: 1:45:16.00. They were sponsored by team members and Granger Architecture.