Children of the Corn: The Mid-America Cup, Valley Round Robin, Sophomore Throwdown

West Des Moines, IA-

The Valley Mid-America Cup is in full swing. With round 6 coming in, elims will be announced soon.

Meanwhile, the second annual Valley Round Robin and the fourth annual Sophomore Throw-Down were held on Friday.

On a 3-0 decision, Varun Bhave of Del Mar defeated Adam Tomasi of Sacred Heart to win the Round Robin.

On a 2-1 decision, Richard Cook of Strake Jesuit defeated Nina Potischman from Hunter College Prep.

Congratulations to Varun, Richard, and all other participants.
Sophomore Throw-Down

Semifinals

Hunter College NP def. Lake Highland KP (Krupali Patel) 3-0

Strake Jesuit RC def. Dowling Catholic JO (Joie Otting) 2-1

 

Participants

The Second Annual Valley Round Robin

Varun Bhave – Torrey Pines

Sophia Caldera – Walt Whitman

Abbey Chapman – Woodlands

Rahul Gosain – Scarsdale

Anne-Marie Hwang – Hockaday

Nalin Vattigunta – Oxbridge Academy

Jared Paul – Brentwood

Ruchir Rastogi – LAMP

Gina Scorpiniti – Valley

Adam Tomasi – Sacred Heart

Anisha Vora – Annie Wright

Emma Weddle – Des Moines Roosevelt

 

The Fourth Annual Sophomore Throw-Down

Dotan Appelbaum – St. Louis Park

Melissa Chau – Lake Highland

Richard Cook – Strake Jesuit

TJ Foley – Valley

Trent Gilbert – Valley

Kate Keough – Hockaday

Priya Kukreja – Millard North

Jonas Le Barillec – PV Peninsula

Elizabeth Lively – Needham

Gabriel Manak – Bronx Science

Evan McKinney – Valley

Joie Otting – Dowling

Krupali Patel – Lake Highland

Vandita Pendse – MVLA

Nina Potischman – Hunter College

Xavier Roberts-Gaal – Walt Whitman

Sam Serber – Brentwood

Kirk Wu – San Marino

Karen Xia – MVLA

Jason Yang – Kinkaid

Neeki Zand – Brentwood

Alex Zhao – La Canada

Matt Zinnman – Harrison

Suhas Raja – Whitefish Bay