The Sunset High School robotics team won the University Interscholastic League state championship recently.

The team won in the 5A-6A First Tech Challenge division, for teams in ninth-12th grades. They were challenged to design, build, program and operate robots to compete head to head.

The contest was held at the Austin Convention Center May 20-21.

The team members are Karen Garcia, Valerie Alvarez, Maria Diaz, Jennifer Servilla, Samantha Morales, Ana Palomares, Ivan Martinez, Nick Moncada, Jesse Estudillo, Allan Cruz and Alexander Alonzo. The coaches are Gary Dimanh, Jacob Soto, Lakisha Farrow and Calvin Harris.