David Branse Wins Crestian, Jake Steirn Wins the Crestian RR

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Weston, FL – Congratulations to University’s David Branse for winning the second annual Crestian Tradition! In finals, David defeated LAMP’s Ruchir Rastogi on a 3-0 decision (DeVore, Ave, Hymson). Congratulations to both debaters! David is coached by Zach Prax, Tom Evnen, and Grant Reiter. Ruchir is coached by Chris Colvin, Nitin Rastogi, and Grant Reiter. The Crestian Tradition is a quarterfinals bid qualifier tournament to the Tournament of Champions.

 

Congratulations also to Jake Steirn for winning the Crestian Round Robin. In finals, Jake defeated University’s Alejandro Frydman on a 2-1 decision (Ave, Jayaraman, Ditzian*). Jake is coached by Bob Overing, Grant Reiter, Robbie Steirn, and Megan West. Alejandro is coached by Zach Prax, Tom Evnen, and Grant Reiter.

Congratulations to Grant Reiter for coaching the champions and finalists of both the round robin and regular tournament.

 

Full results for the tournament can be found below and on Joy of Tournaments: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/fl/crestian-trad/info.asp

 

Octafinals

University JR def. Byram Hills JBr 3-0 (DeVore, Ditzian, Lonam)

University DB def. Pembroke Pines YM 3-0 (DeVore, Ditzian, Ortega)

Winter Springs JL def. Hawken NK 3-0 (Biel, Hymson, White)

Lake Highland NK def. Byram Hills PE 3-0 (Hodge, Shatzkin, Ortega)

Dowling CK def. Independent WY 3-0 (Ave, Jayaraman, Koh)

LAMP RR def. Lake Highland SP 2-1 (Ave*, Jayaraman, Koh)

University AF def. Lake Highland MC 3-0 (Biel, Hymson, White)

University KC over University SK

 

Quarterfinals

Lake Highland NK def. University JR 2-1(Jayaraman, Shatzkin, White*)

Winter Springs JL def. Dowling CK 2-1 (Ditzian, Hodge, Posner*)

LAMP RR def. University AF 3-0 (DeVore, Hymson, Ave)

University DB over University KC

 

Semifinals

LAMP RR def. Winter Springs JL 2-1 (Ditzian, Hymson, Jayaraman*)

University DB def. Lake Highland NK 3-0 (DeVore, Hodge, White)

 

Finals

University DB def. LAMP RR (Ruchir Rastogi) 3-0 (DeVore, Ave, Hymson)

 

Champion

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