Harrison’s Lauren Cole Wins the 2016 Ridge Debates

Congratulations to Harrison’s Lauren Cole and Newark Science’s David Asafu-Adjaye for making it to the final round of the 2016 Ridge Debates. In a delayed final round, Lauren was declared the champion. Congratulations to both! Lauren is coached by Chetan Hertzig and Bennett Eckert. Stuyvesant’s Pacy Yan was the top speaker! Pacy is coached by Paul Zhou and Ananth Panchanadam.

Doubles

(1) Stuyvesant PY

(2) Success Academy SC def. (31) Princeton DS (Daniel Shahab) (Hansen, Min, Monclut)

(3) Newark Science DA def. (30) Montville AS (Andrew Sun-Yan) (Antigua, Baxter, Khan)

(4) Harrison LC def. (29) Montville AL (Andy Lee) (Fakorede, Gofman, Norman)

(28) Bronx AS def. (5) Lexington VD (Venuri Desilva) (Lutfy, Quiroz, Wilson)

(6) Newark Science OS def. (27) Scarsdale SH (Sally Ho) (Dinius, Huang, Min)

(7) Hendrick Hudson MG def. (26) Lexington KL (Katherine Lim) (Kukreja, Teehan, Torchio)

(8) Newark Science OA def. (25) Lexington NV (Nitya Venkatasami) (Huang, Meleta, *Luddy)

(9) Lexington NE def. (24) Bridgewater Raritan RK (Rebecca Kalik) (Fakorede, Monclut, Teehan)

(10) Stuyvesant KL def. (23) Princeton NE (Nick Eikelberner) (Qadir, Staunton, Wyche)

(22) Princeton DL def. (11) Stuyvesant AS (Aleksander Shipetich) (*Antigua, Astacio, Brickfield)

(12) Lexington OR over (21) Lexington MP

(13) Success Academy AB def. (20) Scarsdale SB (Sanjana Bhatnagar) (Holguin, Luddy, *Meleta)

(19) Lexington KLo def. (14) Montville AH (Andrew Hong) (*Astacio, Thompson, Wyche)

(18) Lexington AK def. (15) Princeton CP (Chris Pan) (Kukreja, Quiroz, Wang)

(16) Millburn AW def. (17) Princeton DC (Devansh Chauhan) (Qadir, Wilson, *Staunton)

 

Octafinals

(16) Millburn AW def. (1) Stuyvesant PY (Pacy Yan) (Gofman, Thompson, *Montague)

(2) Success Academy SC def. (18) Lexington AK (Avani Kabra) (Huang, Monclut, Qadir)

(3) Newark Science DA def. (19) Lexington KLo (Klil Loeb) (Darnov, Khan, Teehan)

(4) Harrison LC def. (13) Success Academy AB (Aida Bathily)

(28) Bronx AS def. (12) Lexington OR (Ollie Rourke) (Kukreja, Quiroz, Wilson)

(6) Newark Science OS def. (22) Princeton DL (Daniel Lin) (*Bekal, Brickfield, Torchio)

(10) Stuyvesant KL def. (7) Hendrick Hudson MG (Matt Gofman) (*Fakorede, Astacio, Hansen)

(8) Newark Science OA def. (9) Lexington LE (Luke Eriksson) (Luddy, Staunton, Wyche)

 

Quarterfinals (Panel decisions not released)

(8) Newark Science OA def. (16) Millburn AW (Arthur Wayne)

(4) Harrison LC def. (28) Bronx Science AS (Agniva Sinha)

(3) Newark Science DA over (6) Newark Science OS (Osmane Sanogo)

(10) Stuyvesant KL def. (2) Success Academy SC (Sekou Cisse)

 

Semifinals

(4) Harrison LC def. (8) Newark Science OA (Oluwatosin Agboola) (*Hansen, Khan, Teehan)

(3) Newark Science DA def. (10) Stuyvesant KL (Kevin Li) (Darnov, *Staunton, Wyche)

 

Finals

(4) Harrison LC def, Newark Science DA (David Asafu- Adjaye)

 

Speaker Awards

(1) Pacy Yan- Stuyvesant

(2) Aida Bathily- Success Academy

(3) Andrew Hong- Montville

(4) Sekou Cisse- Success Academy

(5) Lauren Cole- Harrison

(6) Venuri Desilva- Lexington

(7) David Asafu-Adjaye- Newark Science

(8) Osmane Sanogo- Newark Science

(9) Chris Pan- Princeton

(10) Matt Gofman- Hendrick Hudson