Students Stein Dostal, Sophia Owen, Lauren Stichert, and Johnathan Gee-Miles made up the winning team for the Battle of the Books. They are pictured at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Feb. 27. (Courtesy photo)

Students Stein Dostal, Sophia Owen, Lauren Stichert, and Johnathan Gee-Miles made up the winning team for the Battle of the Books. They are pictured at Floyd Dryden Middle School on Feb. 27. (Courtesy photo)

Middle school team wins Battle of the Books state championship

Win comes after placing third last year

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