MS Quiz Bowl Team Claims Big Tex Championship

Greenhill's Middle School "A" Team captured the 2020 Big Tex Quiz Bowl Virtual Tournament this past weekend.
 
In the finals, Greenhill's "A" Team - which entered as the top-seed in the tournament - defeated the 11th-seed Greenhill's "B" Team in an All-Hornet final round. The "A" Team won by a 455-160 score to claim the championship. In order to advance to the championship round, both teams captured their semi-final match-ups on the final question. The "A" Team defeated T.H. Rogers by a 315-295 score while the "B" Team handed the third-seeded Beckendorff a 180-170 setback. Both teams will compete at the national tournament in the spring.
 
In addition, Greenhill's "C" Team reached the quarterfinal round of the tournament and earned a spot in the national tournament. Greenhill fielded two other teams in the tournament with both posting strong performances.
 
Greenhill "A" Team
Maya Jagsi '26
Aaron Kuang '26
Kate Ponnambalam '26 (finished in the top-10 in individual scorers)
Evans Senvalds '26
 
Greenhill's "B" Team
Collin Cannon '26
Hasan Makhani '26
Varun Mukund '25
Kaavya Sampath '25
 
Greenhill's "C" Team
Ali Agha '25
Neha Bachu '25
Smriti Siva '27
Tarik Syed '26
 
In the Elementary bracket, Greenhill's "F" and "G" Teams earned a spot in the semifinals where both teams dropped decisions to Annunciation Orthodox teams.
 
Congratulations to Coach Ponnambalam and Coach Lohr and all of the Greenhill students for a tremendous showing this weekend!
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