Samuel Goodman, Daniyal Qazi, Austin Parkerson, and Kevin Sun shone yesterday as Hyde Park Team C. Samuel Goodman's performance was impressive, considering he had never been to a quiz bowl tournament, with a stat line of 5-17-2. He was also the top scorer of the tournament. The coach for Hyde Park MS is Ms. Janet Weinstein.
Second place was won by Doral Academy Red Rock, led by Anna Weigand, whose performance was also impressive, with a stat line of 1-16-0. She was the second scorer of the tournament. Her teammates were Joseph Steuber, James Steuber, Keean Baltazar, Zach Sideco, and Sage Koebcke. The coach for Doral Academy Red Rock is Mr. Matt Albert.
Third place was secured by Hyde Park Team B, captained by Alexander Fiore, who tied for 3rd scorer. He was well supported by Colin Jewell, Bryce Wetjen, and Lewis Hwang.
Del Webb came in fourth place with Roberto Caalim showing a strong performance and tying for 3rd scorer. He was aided by Kennedy Bitsko, Catherine James, Ella King, Eden Park, Adam Drazba, Raven Caalim, and Kayleb Longoria. Del Webb's coaches are Mr. Calvin Lin and Mr. Roy Leon.
Congratulations to Coach Matt Albert, Coach Justin Sharp, and Mr. Paul Villaluz! AAQB has recognized these coaches for their contributions to Quiz Bowl in Las Vegas, on March 3rd, which has been proclaimed "Learn Through Quiz Bowl" Day by Mayor Goodman.