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Lexington, KY- Congratulations to Harrison High School’s Danny DeBois and Loyola’s Chris Kymn for reaching the final round of the 2014 Tournament of Champions. On a 3-0 decision (McGinnis, Zhu, Weisberg) Danny was declared the champion! Danny is coached by Chetan Hertzig and Henry Zhang. Chris is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Bob Overing, Tom Placido, Tim McHugh, Ashan Peiris, Adam Bistagne, and Benjamin Koh.

Run-off Round

22. Greenhill VA def. 11. Los Altos SD (Salim Damerdji) (Legried, Pak, Theis)

12. Palo Alto TC def. Cypress Bay JS (Jake Steirn) (Koh, Evnen, Millman)

20. Sacred Heart AT def. 13. Harvard Westlake AK (Annie Kors) (Woods, Kaczmarek, *Zhang)

14. Collegiate AO def. 19. Loyola MG (McKay Giller) (Zack Parker, Stewart, *Wheeler)

16. Newark Science CQ def. 17. Clements RG (Rebecca Gelfer) (Biel, Boyer, Vincent)

18. PV Peninsula AJ def. 15. University DB (David Branse) (Castillo, Gorthey, *Tarsney)

Octofinals

1. La Jolla RP def. Newark Science CQ (Christian Quiroz) (*Niemi,  Nails, Wheeler)

2. Harrison DD def. 18. Peninsula AJ (Akhil Jalan) (*Alston, Cowger, Gorthey)

3. Northland Christian SH def. 14. Collegiate AO (Andrew O’Donohue) (Theis, *Hertzig, Randall)

4. SLP LS def. 20. Sacred Hutt AT (Adam Tomasi) (Legried, Niemi, Wright)

12. Palo Alto TC def. 5. Carlbrook CB (Carlton Bone) (Shmikler, Harris,  Millman)

6. Walt Whitman JL def. 22. Greenhill VA (Varad Agarwala) (*Tartakovsky, Nails, Walker)

10. Peninsula AT def. 7. Scarsdale BU (Ben Ulene) (Evnen, Castillo, Overing)

8. Loyola CK def. 9. Randolph NC (Nathan Cha) (Evnen, Massey, *Weisberg)

Quarters

8. Loyola CK def. 1. La Jolla RP (Ram Prasad) (Shmikler, *Gorthey, Tierney)

2. Harrison DD def. 10. PV Peninsula AT (Arjun Tambe) (Vincent, Randall, Weisberg)

6. Walt Whitman JL def. 3. Northland Christian SH (Shania Hunt) (Scoggin, Legried, Jenn Melin)

4. SLP LS def. 12. Palo Alto TC (Travis Chen) (*Evnen, Kawahara, Eric Melin)

Semis

8. Loyola CK def. 4. SLP LS (Leah Shapiro) (Evnen, *Massey, Zhang)

2. Harrison DD def. 6. Walt Whitman JL (Jessica Levy) (Legried, Weisberg, Zhu)

Finals

2. Harrison DD def. Loyola CK (Chris Kymn) (McGinnis, Weisberg, Zhu)

Champion: Harrison DD (Danny DeBois)

 

Speakers

1. La Jolla RP (Ram Prasad) – Walter Alan Ulrich Award

2. Harrison DD (Danny DeBois)

3. Loyola CK (Chris Kymn)

4. Northland Christian SH (Shania Hunt)

5. SLP LS (Leah Shapiro)

6. Carlbrook CB (Carlton Bone)

7. Randolph NC (Nathan Cha)

8. Walt Whitman JL (Jessica Levy)

9. Scarsdale BU (Ben Ulene)

10. PV Peninsula AT (Arjun Tambe)

11. Los Altos SD (Salim Damerdji)

12. Palo Alto TC (Travis Chen)

13. Harvard Westlake AK (Annie Kors)

14. Collegiate AO (Andrew O’Donohue)

15. University DB (David Branse)

16. Newark Science CQ (Christian Quiroz)

17. Clements RG (Rebecca Gelfer)

18. PV Peninsula AJ (Akhil Jalan)

19. Loyola MG (McKay Giller)

20. Bronx Science DM (Daiya Massac)