LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com)  —  Harvard-Westlake School Team B won the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power’s annual Science Bowl regionals Saturday.

The competition was held in downtown Los Angeles.

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This is Harvard-Westlake’s first regional title, according to the school.

As the regional champions, team members each receive a $1,000 Hitachi Scholarship and an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. to compete nationally at the U.S. Department of Energy National Science Bowl (April 24-28.)

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Harvard-Westlake School Team B will represent Los Angeles. Nine other teams from California will compete among students representing 40 states.

The Harvard-Westlake team has big shoes to fill. Previous LADWP regional winners have captured four national titles and placed among the top five teams 11 times.

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North Hollywood High School Team A, last year’s LA winner and a holder of 15 regional titles and one national championship, placed second. The third place winner was Harvard-Westlake School Team A, while Palisades Charter High School placed fourth.