Middle school students compete in Quiz Bowl

Middle school students compete in Quiz Bowl
Posted on 11/16/2018

A group of 20 students representing Harlandale MS, Kingsborough MS and Leal MS competed in the second Quiz Bowl tournament of the school year on Nov. 10.

The tournament was a four-team, double elimination competition. The teams played a total of six matches of 20 questions.

First place went to the team "We Googled Everything" representing Harlandale MS. The coach was Joanne Donachie.

Team captain Magdalena Keller was the individual high scorer with a total of 19 tossups answered correctly for a total of 195 points. One question was answered early earning the team five bonus points.

Team members (left to right): Abigail Maldonado, Brandon Sanchez and Magdalena Keller.

Second place went to the "Knights of Knowledge Team A" from Kingsborough MS. The coach was Ralph Sarmiento. Team Captain Daniel Guel was the individual high scorer by answering seven tossups for a 70-point total.

Team members (left to right): Daniel Guel, Bella Scott, Marissa Guel and Matthew Calderon.

Third place went to "Knights of Knowledge Team B" from Kingsborough MS, also coached by Ralph Sarmiento. Alejandra Almarez was the individual high scorer, answering five tossups for a total of 50 points.

Team members included Alejandra Almarez, Seth Riojas and Oscar Olivarez.

Way to go, students!


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