Varun Bhave Wins the 2014 New York City Invitational

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New York, NY – Congratulations to Del Mar’s Varun Bhave for winning the 2014 New York City Invitational! In finals, Varun defeated Scarsdale’s Rahul Gosain on a 5-0 decision. Congratulations to both debaters! Varun is coached by Marshall Thompson. Rahul is coached by Joe Vaughan, Daiya Massac, Mark Gorthey, and Chris Kymn. Bronx Science is an octafinals bid tournament to the Tournament of Champions. Congratulations to all debaters who bid this weekend!

 

Speaker Awards

1. Cypress Bay – Jake Steirn

2. Sacred Heart – Adam Tomasi

3. Newark Science – SunHee Simon

4. University – David Branse

5. Del Mar – Varun Bhave

6. Brentwood – Jackson Lallas

7. Lexington – Preetham Chippada

8. Walt Whitman – Sophia Caldera

9. Scarsdale – Rahul Gosain

10. Hunter College – Sarah Cogan

 

Double Octafinals

Brentwood MR vs Newark Science AF (Elisetty, Dunay, DeBois)

Walt Whitman SCa vs Lake Highland RS (Legried, Traber, Prasad)

Grapevine AY vs Brentwood JC (Traber, Koh, Tarsney)

Oxbridge Academy of the Palm Beaches NV vs WDM Valley GS (Thaler, Cha, Natbony)

George Washington CO DL vs Cypress Bay JS (Massey, Thaler, Amey)

Lexington AS vs Hunter College SC (Reiter, Massey, Evnen)

Scarsdale MB vs Lexington DA (Legried, Evnen, Thompsom)

Lexington PC vs Harrison AG (Gorthey, Anderson, Kwan)

Cypress Bay JI vs Newark Science SS (Biel, Ave, Scher)

WDM Valley TG vs Kinkaid TG (Gorthey, Scher, Prasad)

Brentwood JL vs University AF (Heizelman, Zhou, Zavislan)

Byram Hills SC vs Brentwood JP (Zhou, DeBois, Cha)

Del Mar Independent VB vs University JR (Massey, Millman, Koh)

Ridge NP vs Scarsdale RG (Massey, Kwan, Zavislan)

University DB vs Collegiate NE (Heizelman, Millman, Bone)

Sacred Heart AT vs North Allegheny Senior GR (Massac, Struver, Hamilton)

 

Octafinals (bid)

Kinkaid TG def. Brentwood JL (Kwan, Amey, Elisetty)

Sacred Heart AT def. Brentwood JC (Tarsney, Koh, Prasad)

University DB def. WDM Valley GS (Natbony, Pregasen, Thaler)

Scarsdale RG def. Lexington AS (Posner, Cha, Berruti ’13)

Cypress Bay JS def. Lexington DA (Gorthey, Massey, Berman)

Newark Science AF def. Lexington PC (Warner, Ave, Massac)

Newark Science SS def. Byram Hills SC (Thomas, Scher, Dunay)

Del Mar Independent VB def. Walt Whitman SCa (Traber, Legried, Reiter)

 

Quarterfinals

Cypress Bay JS def. Kinkaid TG (Tyler Gamble) 3-0 (Cha, Kwan, Koh)

Scarsdale RG def. University DB (David Branse) 2-1 (Massey, Prasad, Pregasen*)

Del Mar Independent VB def. Newark Science AF (Adegoke Fakorede) 3-0 (Zavislan, Dunay, Biel)

Sacred Heart AT def. Newark Science SS (SunHee Simon) 2-1 (Gorthey*, Scher, Berruti)

 

Semifinals

Scarsdale RG def. Sacred Heart AT (Adam Tomasi) 3-0 (Berman, Dunay ’09, Prasad)

Del Mar Independent VB def. Cypress Bay JS (Jake Steirn) 2-1 (Gorthey, Cha, Annex*)

 

Finals

Del Mar Independent VB def. Scarsdale RG (Rahul Gosain) 5-0 (Berruti, Prasad, Zavislan, Heizelman, Kwan)

 

Champion

Del Mar Independent VB (Varun Bhave)

 

Pairings can be found on Tabroom: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/index.mhtml?tourn_id=2853

 

Bracket

https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/bracket.mhtml?tourn_id=2853&result_id=5066

 

Prelim Records: 

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