Connor Davis Wins 2015 SWSDI Tournament

  Gilbert, AZ — Congratulations to BASIS Scottsdale’s Connor Davis for championing the 2015 Southwest Speech and Debate Institute Tournament! In finals, Connor defeated Brophy College Prep’s Shaloni Pinto on a 3-0 decision (Carroll, Chotras, and Sannes). Congratulations to both debaters!   SWSDI is a non-profit speech and debate summer institute dedicated to bolstering access equity […]

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Varun Bhave Wins the 2015 USC Trojan Championships

Los Angeles, CA — Congratulations to Del Mar’s Varun Bhave for winning the 2015 USC David Damus Trojan Championships, held at the University of Southern California! In finals, Varun defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Nick Steele on a 2-1 decision (Bistagne, Lucas-Bolin*, Placido). Congratulations to both debaters! USC is a semifinals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions. USC […]

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Bennett Eckert Wins 2015 TFA State

  El Paso, TX — Congratulations to Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert for winning the 2015 Texas Forensics Association State Tournament! In finals, Bennett defeated Clement’s Rebecca Gelfer on a 2-1 decision (Cavanaugh, Joyner, Sambor*). Congratulations to Bennett for winning back-to-back TFA State championships, and to Rebecca for reaching finals! Full results can be found on Joy […]

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Sean Fahey and Kayla Soren Co-Champion Vestavia

  Vestavia Hills, AL — Congratulations to Benjamin Franklin’s Sean Fahey and duPont Manual’s Kayla Soren on co-championing the 2015 Vestavia Hills Tournament! Congratulations to Sean and Kayla for winning and qualifying to the Tournament of Champions! Vestavia is a finals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions. More information can be found on Joy of Tournaments: http://www.joyoftournaments.com/al/vestavia/info.asp?p=1

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David Branse Wins the 2015 Harvard Invitational

Cambridge, MA — Congratulations to University’s David Branse for winning the 2015 Harvard Invitational! In finals, David defeated Cypress Bay’s Jake Steirn on a 3-0 decision (Drucker, Kymn, Massey). Congratulations to both debaters! David is coached by Zach Prax, Tom Evnen, and Grant Reiter. Jake is coached by Megan Loden, Grant Reiter, Bob Overing, Robbie Steirn, […]

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Newark Science Closes Out 2015 Berkeley Invitational

  Berkeley, CA — Congratulations to Newark Science’s SunHee Simon and Christian Quiroz for closing out the 2015 Cal Invitational at the University of California, Berkeley! In semifinals, SunHee defeated Greenhill’s Bennett Eckert; Christian walked over teammate Adegoke Fakorede. Congratulations to all! SunHee, Christian, and Adegoke are coached by Jonathan Alston, Chris Randall, and Tommy Curry. Bennett […]

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Peninsula Closes Out Stanford

Stanford, CA — Congratulations to Peninsula’s Arjun Tambe and Akhil Jalan for closing out the 2015 Stanford Invitational! In semifinals, Akhil defeated Mission San Jose’s Shivane Sabharwal, Arjun defeated Harvard-Westlake’s Nick Steele. Congratulations to Arjun and Akhil for advancing to elims undefeated and closing out the tournament! Stanford is quarterfinals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions! […]

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