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Nueva Wins Arizona State University

Congratulations to The Nueva School’s Jake Mengarelli and Matthew Salah for winning the 2017 Arizona State University Tournament. In finals, they defeated Green Valley’s Conrad Palor and Alex Balasky on a close 2-1 decision (Starkston, Salamatin, Nguyen*). The following teams also received bids to the 2017 Tournament of Champions: Albuquerque LM Albuquerque NV Brophy RG […]

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Southlake Carroll Wins University of Houston

Congratulations to Southlake Carroll’s Alex Federick and Jackie Prokopeas for winning the 2017 University of Houston Cougar Classic. In finals, they defeated Bellaire’s Maya Waterland and Robert Brown on a 2-1 decision (Santra, Santra, Stroup*). Both teams receive bids to the 2017 Tournament of Champions. Lyle Derden of Lamar Houston is this year’s Top Speaker. […]

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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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Richard Cook Wins UH

Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Richard Cook for winning the 2017 University of Houston Cougar Classic. In finals, Richard defeated Cedar Park’s Morgan Grosch on a 3-0 decision (Kelly, Nguyen, Yerneni). Congratulations to Morgan for also being top speaker. Full pairings and results can be found here.

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Sekou Cisse Wins the Newark Round Robin

Congratulations to Success Academy’s Sekou Cisse for winning the 2017 Newark LD Round Robin. In finals, Sekou defeated Dulles’ Ashish Wadhwani on a 5-0 decision (Fakorede, Hunt, Curry, Boussayoud, Beretay). Congratulations to Newark Science’s Brianna Aaron for being top speaker. Full pairings and results can be found here. Thanks to Chris Vincent for providing the […]

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Lavanya Singh Wins CPS

Congratulations to Mission San Jose’s Lavanya Singh for winning the 2016 College Prep LD Invitational. In finals, Lavanya defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Evan Engel on a 2-1 decision (Riano, Leigh, Tambe*). Congratulations to Evan for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Muhammad Khattak Wins the Strake Round Robin

Congratulations to Lake Highland Prep’s Muhammad Khattak for winning the 2016 Strake Jesuit Round Robin. In finals, Muhammad defeated Strake Jesuit’s Richard Cook on a 3-0 decision (Graham, Paramo, Brown). Congratulations to Muhammad for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Alex Zhao Wins Blake

Congratulations to La Canada’s Alex Zhao for winning the 2016 John Edie Holiday Debates Hosted By Blake. In finals, Alex defeated West Des Moines Valley’s TJ Foley on a 2-1 decision (Shields, Liriano, Mattson*). Congratulations to TJ Foley for also being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Walt Whitman Wins Blake

Congratulations to Walt Whitman’s Elisa McCartin and Rabhya Mehrotra for winning the 2016 John Edie Holiday Tournament hosted by the Blake School. In finals, they defeated Hawken School’s Ozan Egrungor and Ammar Lone on a 4-3 decision (Fink, Pacheco, Le, Kale, Garrison*, Ebenger*, Sweet*). The following teams also received bids to the 2017 Tournament of […]

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