Tag Archives: Tournament Results

Valley closes out IFL State Debate Tournament

West Des Moines Valley High School closed out the semifinal round of the 2013 Iowa High School Forensic League State Debate Tournament, finishing in first through sixth place. Top seeds and co-champions were Jason Smith and Lucy Korsakov. Third through sixth seeds were: Nanticha Lutt, Gina Scorpiniti, Megan Nubel, and …

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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. …

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Reuben Hogan Wins Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills, AL–Congratulations to New Orleans Jesuit’s Reuben Hogan for defeating Isidore Newman’s Matthew Meyer to win the 2013 Over the Mountain Classic. Reuben is coached by Travis Smith and Ian Gunn. Matt is coached by Greg Malis and Alma Nicholson. Quarters: NO Jesuit JH (neg) def. Mountain Brook WM …

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Rebecca Kuang leads D&B Race by .12 points – Updated

Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang holds the lead for the Dukes & Bailey cup with 1638.16 points, just barely leading Henry Zhang of Peninsula, who has 1638.04. The Dukes and Bailey Cup is an annual award given to the LD debater competing at the NDCA Championship Tournament who has amassed the most …

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Michael Harris Wins Berkeley

Berkeley, CA–Congratulations to Loyola High School’s Michael Harris on defeating Flower Mound’s Matt Gmitro on a 3-0 decision (Niemi, Delateur, Chiou) to win the 2013 Berkeley Invitational without dropping a single ballot. Michael is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Bob Overing, Tom Placido, and Tim McHugh. Matt is coached …

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Danny DeBois Wins Harvard

Congratulations on Harrison’s Danny DeBois on defeating PV Peninsula’s Henry Zhang to capture the 2013 Harvard Invitational! Danny is coached by Chetan Hertzig. Henry is coached by Samantha Weiss and Chris Theis. Triples: Lexington AH def. Stuyvesant SH (Samantha Hom) Harrison PJ def. Lexington PZ (Paul Zhou) Lexington JC def. …

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William Meyer Wins the Liberty Bell Classic

Philadelphia, PA–Congratulations to NFA’s Victor Bramble and Princeton’s William Meyer for advancing to the final round of this year’s Liberty Bell Classic. On a 4-1 decision, William prevailed to win the tournament! Congratulations to both debaters. William is coached by Jack Bathke and Renee Szporn. Victor is coached by Sheryl …

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Henry Zhang Wins Stanford

Palo Alto, CA–Congratulations to Palos Verdes Peninsula’s Henry Zhang for defeating Loyola’s Michael Harris to win the 2013 Stanford University Tournament on a 2-1 decision (Yanofsky, Wang, *Jablon). Henry is coached by Sam Weiss and Chris Theis; Michael is coached by Michael Overing, John Scoggin, Bob Overing, Tom Placido, and …

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Jordan Durrani Wins Colleyville

Colleyville, TX–Congratulations to Cypress Woods’s Jordan Durrani for defeating Churchill’s Allie Woodhouse to win the 2013 Colleyville Heritage Tournament. Jordan is coached by Heath Martin, Jared Woods, and Sean Tiffee. Allie is coached by Kandi King, Halli Tripe, and Chris Theis. Octos Southlake Carroll DP def. Greenhill BW (Brian Wiora) …

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Shai Szulanski Takes Newark Round Robin

Newark, NJ–Congratulations to Bronx Science’s Shai Szulanski and Fern Creek’s Adnan Toric for reaching finals of the Newark Round Robin, which Shai won on a unanimous, non-binding decision. Shai is coached by Jon Cruz, Matt Dunay, Ryan Davis, Abhi Elisetty, John Lewis, Zack Struver, and Alex Zhang. Adnan is coached …

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Josh Altman Wins Newark

Josh Altman of Byram Hills emerged victorious in the final round of the 2013 Newark Invitational, where he defeated Zeke Rosenberg of Bronx Science. Josh is coached by Ari Parker and Jacob Pritt; Zeke is coached by Jon Cruz, Matt Dunay, Ryan Davis, Abhi Elisetty, John Lewis, Zack Struver, and …

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Rebecca Kuang Wins The Barkley Forum

Atlanta, GA–Congratulations to Greenhill’s Rebecca Kuang and Cypress Bay’s Robbie Steirn for reaching the Dale Lauder McCall Exhibition at Emory University’s Barkley Forum. Rebecca was awarded the Silver Key for defeating Robbie on a 2-1 decision. Rebecca is by coached Aaron Timmons, Bekah Boyer, Jake Nebel, Noah Star and Lyall …

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David Joannides Captures Columbia

NY, NY–Congratulations to Fordham Prep’s David Joannides for winning the 2013 Columbia Tournament. He debated finals against Livingston’s Jessica Xu in finals, and both debaters received bids to the Tournament of Champions. David is coached by Matthew Khoury, Jonathan Dunworth, and Tom Cameron; Jessica is coached by Bob Overing. Double …

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Colton Smith Earns Federal Way Title

FEDERAL WAY, WA—Congratulations to Wenatchee’s Colton Smith on winning the title of the Federal Way Invitational, having defeated Kamiak’s Jamis Barcott in the final round. The tournament is a finals bid to the TOC. Colton is coached by Dave Carlson and Steven Adler; Jamis is coached by Steve Helman and …

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