Our Jr. High Quiz Bowl team wins Regionals!

Last Thursday (February 17th) the Haas Hall Bentonville Jr. High Quiz Bowl team traveled to Harrison, AR to compete in the North-Central division for of 2A schools. We took 13 varsity players and faced five teams on our way to the Championship.

Please join me in congratulating all of our players who competed (in alphabetical order):
Akshay Ala
Law Chouinard
Krish Dasari
Aaroosh Davalbhakta
Grayson Elliot
Ming Li
Grayson Lyle (captain)
Ezra Moeller
Shruthi Nannapaneni
Juan Quezada
Aditi Shashidhara
Reese Smith (captain)
Veera (Jo) Unnam

Every player scored a toss-up and two scholars, Reese Smith (9th grade) and Juan Quezada (8th grade) earned All-Tournament honors and qualified for the State All-Star tournament later this spring.

This is the team’s third first place finish this season in four tournaments (along with a close second place finish) with their current record of 22 – 3 in matches.

For those of you who like to see scores, the five games were as follows:
G1 – Alpena 195, HHAB 325
G2 – Flippin 155, HHAB 375
G3 – Cotter 40, HHAB 535
G4 – Searcy County 80, HHAB 450
G5 – Lifeway Christian 230, HHAB 340

Haas Hall Bentonville total: 2025pts Teams we played total: 600pts

The team will next compete against all 2A Regional top place finishers in the State competition on April 5th at Beebe High School. Thank you for supporting us through our season!

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