Bennett Eckert Wins Isidore Newman

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New Orleans, LA — Congratulations to Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert for winning the 2014 Isidore Newman tournament! In finals, Bennett defeated Northland Christian’s Davis Labarre. Congratulations to both debaters! Bennett is coached by Aaron Timmons, Bekah Boyer, Josh Roberts, and Rebecca Kuang. Davis is coached by Paul Gravley, Courtney Coffman, Robbie Dillard, Yang Yi, and Shania Hunt. Isidore Newman is a semifinals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions.

 

Octafinals

Stony Point RJ advances without debating

Greenhill BE advances without debating

Greenhill VA advances without debating

Northland Christian DL advances over Northland Christian MP

Calhoun Home AC def Houston Independent SK (Lonam, Timmons, Lam)

Durham Academy DB def Northland Christian ML 3-0 (Bates, Kueffner, Wimmer)

Greenhill GB def Houston Independent NB 2-1 (Woods*, Shields, Colling)

St James PD def Hockaday KK (Roberts, Coffman, Pritt)

 

Quarterfinals

Greenhill VA over Greenhill GB

Greenhill BE def Calhoun Home AC 3-0

Northland DL Christian def Stony Point RJ 2-1

Durham Academy DB def Saint James PD 2-1

 

Semifinals

Greenhill BE over Greenhill VA (Varad Agarwala)

Northland Christian DL def Durham Academy DB (Derek Brown)

 

Finals

Greenhill BE def Northland Christian DL (Davis Labarre)

 

Champion

Greenhill BE (Bennett Eckert)