Zion Dixon and Leah Yeshitila co-champion Grapevine

Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Zion Dixon and Garland’s Leah Yeshitila for co-championing the 2021 Grapevine Classic. In semifinals, Zion defeated Dulles’s Tommy Yu on a 3-0 (Quisenberry, Maher, Hernandez) and Leah defeated Lexington’s Brett Fortier on a 3-0 (Aldridge, Castillo, Self). Additional congratulations to Zion for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be […]

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Viren Mehta wins UK

Congratulations to OA Independent’s Viren Mehta for winning the 2021 National Speech and Debate Season Opener. In finals, Viren defeated Unionville’s Phillis Wan on a 3-0 (Kotapati, Lavender, Reshovsky). Congratulations to Eden Praire’s Avik Garg for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Jane Lichtman wins Loyola

Congratulations to Immaculate Heart’s Jane Lichtman for winning the 2021 Loyola Invitational. In finals, Jane defeated Diamond Bar’s Nathan Chu on a 3-0 (Kuffour, McLoughlin, Gedela). Congratulations to San Mateo’s Yesh Rao for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Harker closes out the NDCA

Congratulations to the Harker School’s Akshay Manglik, Andy Lee, and Deven Shah for closing out the 2021 National Debate Coaches Association National Championship. In semifinals, Akshay defeated Sage Hill’s Max Perin on a 2-1 (Flores*, Ribera, Davidson). Congratulations to Harvard-Westlake’s Andrew Gong for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Deven Shah wins Heart of Texas

Congratulations to Harker’s Deven Shah for winning the 2021 Heart of Texas Tournament. In finals, Deven defeated Strake Jesuit’s Ben Erdmann on a 3-0 (Park, Nails, Davidson). Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Zion Dixon for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Anshul Reddy wins Cal

Congratulations to Harker’s Anshul Reddy for winning the 2021 Cal Invitational. In finals, Anshul defeated Loyola’s Ben Cortez on a 3-0 (Wimsatt, Bellavita, Jackson). Congratulations to NSU’s Sebastian Frazier for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Ali Ahmad wins Harvard

Congratulations to Harrison’s Ali Ahmad for winning the 2021 Harvard National Forensics Tournament. In finals, Ali defeated Strake Jesuit’s Ben Erdmann on a 3-2 (Bhatt*, Ahuja*, Fees, Caldera, Kivimaki). Congratulations to Strake Jesuit’s Zion Dixon for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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Austin Li wins UPenn

Congratulations to Lexington’s Austin Li for winning the 2021 University of Pennsylvania Tournament. In finals, Austin defeated Harrison’s Rebecca Anderson on a 3-0 (Hu, Leong, Wells). Congratulations to Harrison’s Sonali Nicola for being top speaker. Full results and pairings can be found here.

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