Auburn competed at the Earlybird tournament at UIUC on Saturday, September 28. The A team [above left] took 13th out of a field of 24. They consisted of captain Justin Abel, Ashley Thammavong, Andy Granath, David Stim and Luca Barba. Justin made the all-tournament team in 9th with 62 PPG.
The B team [above right] also competed and did well. For many of them, this was their first varsity tournament. They consisted of captain Luis Angeles, Alex Crowell, Nam Pham, Coby Thammavong, Eddie Hoffman and Eduardo Rodriguez.
May 24-May 27: The Auburn Scholastic Bowl team was in Atlanta this past weekend to compete at the NAQT High School National Championship Tournament. They finished in 8th place with a 12-4 record. The team was led by Ethan Strombeck and included Lilly Chavez, Leif Verace and Justin Abel. Ethan also placed 1st among all the competitors with the highest PPG of 115.86 in the preliminary rounds.
The Auburn Scholastic Bowl team competed in the Stateline Quiz Bowl finale against Belvidere High School on Friday, May 17th. The Knights took an early lead and won their 5th straight title. The team was led by Captain Ethan Strombeck and included Lilly Chavez, Leif Verace, Justin Abel and Jacob Crowell.
The team will also be competing in the Tournament of Champions event that will be televised over the coming weeks, so be sure to tune in and see how they do.