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Evan Engel Wins Stanford

Congratulations to Harvard-Westlake’s Evan Engel for winning the 2017 Stanford Invitational. In finals, Evan defeated West Ranch High School’s Jong Hak Won (Overing, Harris, Tambe). Congratulations to Oakwood’s Arlo Weiner for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here. Thanks to the LADI for providing the photo.

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Oakwood Wins Stanford

Congratulations to Ella Fanger and Nate Odenkirk from Oakwood School for winning the 2017 Stanford Invitational. In finals, Oakwood defeated Hawken School’s Ammar Lone and Ozan Ergungor on a unanimous decision (Le, Le, Garrett, Giordano, Manuel). The following teams also received bids to the 2017 Tournament of Champions: Dougherty Valley RM Greenhills BK Hawken EL […]

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Strath Haven Takes Penn

Congratulations to Strath Haven’s Russell Legate-Yang and Jack Swartzentruber for winning the 2017 University of Pennsylvania Tournament. In finals, Strath Haven defeated Hunter College’s David Maluf and Amala Karri on a 2-1 decision (Jing, Kruger, Klitzman*). The following teams also received bids to the 2017 Tournament of Champions: Blake GY Hunter College MK Millburn CY […]

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Kevin Li Wins Penn

Congratulations to Stuyvesant’s Kevin Li for winning the 2017 University of Pennsylvania Tournament. In finals, Kevin defeated Byram Hills’ Lindsey Perlman on a 2-1 decision (Wei, Bissell-Siders, Stinger*). Congratulations to Cypress Woods’ Chakra Jonnalagadda for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Mission San Jose Dominates Golden Desert

Congratulations to VBI staffers Keshav Kundassery and Max Wu of Mission San Jose for winning the 2017 Golden Desert Debate Tournament at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. In finals, MSJ defeated Emaad Raghib and Raymond Xu from the Harker School on a close 2-1 decision (Carroll, Bacrau, Sauceda*). The following teams also received bids […]

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Chaitanya Sayani Wins Golden Desert

Congratulations to Dougherty Valley’s Chaitanya Sayani for winning the 2017 Golden Desert Debate Tournament at UNLV. In finals, Chaitanya defeated Palo Alto’s Frances Zhuang on a 2-1 decision (Fink, Fagan, Sherwood*). Congratulations to Harvard-Westlake’s Jaya Nayar for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Michael Kurian Wins Colleyville

Congratulations to Dulles’ Michael Kurian for winning the 2017 Colleyville Heritage Winter Invitational. In finals, Michael defeated Texas Academy’s Maya Xia on a 3-0 decision (De La O, Melin, Wright). Congratulations to Westwood’s Rohith Mandavalli for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Hawken Wins The Barkley Forum

Congratulations to Hawken School’s Ozan Ergungor and Ammar Lone for winning the 2017 Barkley Forum for High Schools. In finals, they defeated Southlake Carroll’s Alex Federick and Jackie Prokopeas on a 4-1 decision (DiMichele, McFarland, Phillips, Stafford, Heidt*). The following teams also received bids to the 2017 Tournament of Champions: Ardrey Kell KH Blake GM […]

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