Quizbowl teams place 2nd and 8th in county

By Zara Ali

The Quiz Bowl teams competed in the finals of the Montgomery Academic Beltway League Feb. 21 at Rockville High School. The A and B teams placed 2nd and 8th in the county, respectively, from an original field of 25.

The Vikes A-Team started out strong, beating the Poolesville Falcons with a score of 565-340 and defeating the Rockville Rams by 135 points in their third round. They suffered a defeat to the Churchill Bulldogs with a score of 450-325. Because of their higher total score, the A team advanced to the championships, where they lost to the Blair Blazers 460-395.

The B-Team also a suffered a defeat to the Blair Blazers in the preliminary rounds and were the only B-Team in the finals.

The A-Team will have their next showing at It’s Academic in March.