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Thursday, 04 April 2013 11:04

Marlette High School wins Winter League Quiz Bowl; Bad Axe takes first in League Championship Tournament

(AREA) -- The Thumb Area Quiz Bowl League recently concluded its tournaments for the school year. The Tournament of Champions and final League Championship were held at the Sanilac Career Center in Peck with over 150 students from eleven area high schools competing.

The Tournament of Champions featured students competing as individuals for top awards by subject and grade level. Courtney Schantz of Brown City took first place in math, Adam Krause of Marlette won first place in Language Arts, Austin Buerkle of Sandusky took top honors in science, and Evan Tino of Sandusky won first in social studies and current events.

Marlette High School finished the Winter League in first place and Bad Axe won the League Championship Tournament in a close match over Sandusky with a score of 125-120. Marlette finished the tournament in third place and Brown City took fourth. Several local high school quiz bowl teams will take part in the State Quiz Bowl Championship April 19 and 20 on the MSU campus in East Lansing.