Quiz bowl competes in Hershey

On Tuesday, Feb 26, the Perkins County High School Quiz Bowl Team traveled to Hershey for the Hershey Invite.  

Ten teams competed in the varsity division including Hershey, Stapleton, South Platte, NPSP, Perkins Co., Sutherland, Ogallala, Paxton, Chase County and Arthur.  

Teams were randomly assigned four games to play.  Perkins County went 1-3

• Lost to Sutherland 40-50

• Lost to NPSP 20-45

• Lost to Ogallala 25-55

• Defeated South Platte  30-25 in overtime.

Coach Deanne Bishop said it was a good win since they lost to South Platte twice at the previous meet.

Seven of the nine competitors attempted at least one toss-up question. Six members answered at least one toss-up question correctly.  

Members who competed included Jacob Woodmancy (captain), Peyton Woodmancy, Matthew Wendell, Hailey Snyder, Ethan Terry, Keegan Sims, Josh Malmkar, Jeb Kohl and Meghan Bishop.

The team competed Tuesday, March 5 in Maywood.

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