A gaggle of scholars from one space highschool took prime honors in a state-extensive competitors this weekend.
Wheeling Parks Geography Bowl Group traveled to Harmony College to match wits with college students from sixteen different faculties.
Groups competed towards each other in preliminary, the place they obtain two factors for a win and one level for a tie.
Subjects embrace every little thing from bodily geography and agriculture to migration and early human historical past.
The Patriots racked up 23 factors to safe their place within the last spherical the place they edged out Independence Excessive Faculty to take residence the championship.
College students stated it was an intense competitors that that took hours follow.
“It is a buzzer competitors so it’s a must to be actually on prime of it in the course of the competitors, you must be paying consideration. I might spend no less than 5 hours every week getting ready for it,” stated Mary Prather, group member.
“We did what we would have liked to do. A couple of rounds we swept the complete hundred factors. Some spherical we obtained ninety, some eighty. In the long run it was very shut. It got here right down to the final three rounds,” stated Hunter Midcap, staff member.
Coach Jacob Galik stated he’s thrilled with the effort and time the scholars put into the competitors. Workforce members embrace Dalton Inexperienced, Ashley Futey, Bria Spigarelli, Abby Jones, and Lillian Bischof.