The Drew Central Senior Quiz Bowl Team’s fourth place finish at the 3A South Regional Tournament on Saturday at Drew Central High School qualifies the team for the state tournament on April 14.
Centerpoint, the regional champions and perennial state tournament contenders, bested the Pirates in the afternoon rounds, sending them to the third place contest with Harmony Grove. Drew Central team a won a close match against Harmony Grove in the morning qualifying matches, but ended the afternoon with another close match and a loss. Genoa Central took second place to Centerpoint.
Drew Central Quiz Bowl Team members and sponsors, pictured above, include (front row from left to right): Chaille Brown, co-sponsor; Amanda Moore, captain; Jessica Stewart, captain; Bailey Worthen; and Alannah Hensley, who qualified for the All-Tournament Team; (back row from left to right) Kashawn Powell, Kwame Bailey, Toby Lagrone, and Jana Reeves, co-sponsor. Nichole Nichiniello, also a captain, is not pictured.