Shruthi Krishnan Wins Harvard-Westlake

Congratulations to Greenhill’s Shruthi Krishnan for winning the 2017 Harvard-Westlake Debates. In finals, Shruthi defeated La Canada’s Alex Zhao on a 2-1 decision (Paramo, Smith, Fife*). Congratulations to Shruthi for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Niko Battle Wins Federal Way

Congratulations to Kamiak High School’s Niko Battle for winning the 2017 Federal Way Invitational. In finals, Niko defeated Gig Harbor’s Colin McKay on a 2-1 decision (McCormick, Kiepe, Weber*). Congratulations to Colin for also being top speaker. Thanks to Niko for providing the finalist photo and results.

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Announcing the Argument Clinic Podcast!

Victory Briefs is excited to announce the Argument Clinic Podcast! “The Argument Clinic is a podcast for people at all levels of Lincoln-Douglas debate and walks of debate life. Lawrence and Martin have fun and friendly conversations about topics as varied as judge adaptation, debating philosophy, and how to prepare for tournaments. Whether you are […]

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Frances Zhuang Wins UPS

Congratulations to Palo Alto’s Frances Zhuang for winning the 2017 Puget Sound High School Tournament. In lieu of finals, Frances was declared the champion by seeding over Brentwood’s Kiley McKay. Congratulations to Brentwood’s Eve Levenson for being top speaker. Full pairings and results can be found here.

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Raffi Piliero Wins Newark

Congratulations to Harrison’s Raffi Piliero for winning the 2017 Newark Invitational. In lieu of a final round, Raffi was declared the champion by seeding over Lexington’s Kaushal Balagurusamy. Congratulations to Raffi for also being top speaker. Full pairings and results can be found here.

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