Derek Brown Wins the 2014 Florida Blue Key

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Gainesville, FL – Congratulations to Durham Academy’s Derek Brown for winning the 2014 Florida Blue Key Invitational! In finals, Derek defeated Lake Highland Prep’s Michael Corder on a 2-1 decision. Congratulation to both debaters for reaching finals and receiving a bid to the Tournament of Champions! Derek is coached by Crawford Leavoy and Robert Sheard. Michael is coached by Terrence Lonam, Fred Ditzian, Nikhil Nandu, Joseph Millman, Daisy Massey, and George Clemens. The Blue Key is a finals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions.

 

Pairings and results can be found on Joy of Tournaments: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/fl/bluekey/warmroom.asp

 

Octafinals

Lake Highland Prep MC def Christopher Columbus JS (Leavoy, Pardo, Ortega)

American Heritage JY def King MC (Leavoy, McNamara, Long)

Winter Springs JL def Dreyfoos School KR (Pregasen, Venturi, Maude)

Durham Academy DB def Coral Springs JP (Montecalvo, Rodriguez, Basch)

Ft. Lauderdale AO def SandHoke Early College BS (Montecalvo, Shatzkin, Anderson)

Cypress Bay PP def Pembroke Pines Charter JF (Anderson, Maude, Pregasen)

Lake Highland Prep GN def Timber Creek BM (Laverty, Hymson, Burdt)

Lake Highland Prep OT def Cypress Bay SD (Laverty, Hymson, Burdt)

 

Quarterfinals

Lake Highland Prep MC over Lake Highland Prep OT (Olivia Trumble)

Winter Springs JL def Cypress Bay PP (Pratiksha Patra) 3-0 (Anderson, Burdt, Maude)

Durham Academy DB def Ft. Lauderdale AO (Ariel Olson) 3-0 (Montecalvo, Venturi, Ortega)

American Heritage JY def Lake Highland Prep GN (Gloria Nashed) 2-1 (Hymson, Pregasen, Rodriguez*)

 

Semifinals

Lake Highland Prep MC def American Heritage JY (Justin Yang) 3-0 (Pregasen, Prax, Hymson)

Durham Academy DB def Winter Springs JL (Jack Ling) 2-1 (Montecalvo, Burdt*, Basch)

 

Finals

Durham Academy DB def Lake Highland Prep MC (Michael Corder) 2-1 (Venturi, Burdt*, Basch)

 

Champion

Durham Academy DB (Derek Brown)

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