Valley closes out IFL State

Moses Sloven and Megan Nubel of Valley High School closed out the final round of the 2012 Iowa Forensic League state tournament, which was held at the University of Iowa on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3.

The IFL tournament is the second of Iowa’s two state tournaments. The IHSSA State Debate Tournament, sponsored by the state speech and drama society, is held in January at Des Moines Area Community College. The IFL event is sponsored by the state debate coaches’ association and the University of Iowa and is held on the first weekend in March.

Full results:

Partial Quarterfinals

Valley MS advances without debating

Valley MN defeats Okoboji JA (Jack Ave) 5-0; Brundage, McElwain, Stickley, Mayes, Rankin

Valley NL over Valley JS (Jason Smith)

Valley LK over Valley CT (Colin Timmerman)

Semis Close Out:

Valley Moses Sloven and Megan Nubel (co-champions)

Valley Nanticha Lutt and Lucy Korsakov (semifinalists)