Thursday, March 15, 2012

Exeter-Milligan Update: Quiz Bowl Team

The Exeter-Milligan High School quiz bowl team placed first in the 2012 CRC quiz bowl meet.  Shickley hosted the CRC meet on February 15.  Exeter-Milligan started in round 1 against Bruning-Davenport with a win of 65-0. In round 2 we defeated Osceola with a score of 50-0.  We moved into round 4 against Cross County and won 35-15. In round 5 against Shelby-Rising City, we won with a score of 35-10. This set us up for the championship round against Shelby-Rising City again with a win by a narrow margin of 40-35. This meet is a double elimination tournament with twelve teams from the Crossroads Conference. Exeter-Milligan went undefeated to bring home first place., Shelby-Rising City was second, and Hampton was third.
The quiz bowl team will be back in competition on March 21 at the Mudecas meet in Beatrice and then on March 28 at districts in Seward, which is hosted by ESU6.
The Exeter-Milligan team consisted of Taylor Erdkamp, Erica Yound, Quinten Loontjer, Becca Vossler, Blake Papik, and Michael Schoop,. The students were also, awarded first place medals. Congratulations on a job well done.

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