Andrew Meleta Wins New Jersey State

Basking Ridge, NJ–Congratulations to Timothy Christian’s Andrew Meleta for defeating Ridge High School’s Jack Wilson to win the 2013 New Jersey Forensics League State Championship. Andrew is coached by Jonathan Barr and Eddie Fitzgerald; Jack is coached by David Yastremski.

A finalist pic is forthcoming.

Quarters
8. Marlboro DD def. 1. Montville RU (Rahul Upadhya)
7. Hunterdon VS def. 2. Millburn YY (Yang Yi)
6. Timothy AM (neg) def. 3. Ridge AM (Arianna Montero-Colbert)
5. Ridge JW (neg) def. 4 Princeton WM (William Meyer)

Semis
5. Ridge JW (aff) def. 8. Marlboro DD (2-1)
6. Timothy AM (aff) def. 7. Hunterdon VS (3-0)

Finals
6. Timothy AM (neg) def. Ridge JW (Jack Wilson) 2-1

Champion:
Timothy Christian AM (Andrew Meleta)

  • Sad to say I couldn’t make this tournament because of Beltway, but shout out to all NJ debaters! Congratulations to everyone who was in out rounds and keep on rocking, yo! Also a huge congratulations to Andrew Meleta for finishing his debate career off strong with the state championship! You’re the man, Andrew!