Mineola, NY-Congratulations to Scarsdale’s Noah Thaler and Fordham Prep’s David Joannides. In a hotly contested final round, Noah emerged victorious. Congratulations to both debaters! Noah is coached by Nikhil Nag and Joe Vaughan. David is coached by Matthew Khoury, Jonathan Dunworth, and Tom Cameron.

Octafinals
Regis PeMc advances without debating.
Fordham Preparatory DJ def Benjamin Cardozo SC (Sijin Choi)
Syosset MS def Al-Noor SR (Salma Ramadan)
Stuyvesant SH def Benjamin N CardozoJoWo (Jonathan Wong)
Scarsdale NT advances without debating.
Hunter College RH def Stuyvesant EL (Elissa Li)
Regis RM def Hunter College JK (Jonathan Kupfer)
Regis BK def Stuyvesant SV (Sweyn Venderbush)

Quarterfinals
Fordham Preparatory DJ def RegisPeMc (Peter McGahren)
Syosset MS def Stuyvesant SH (Samantha Hom)
Scarsdale NT def Hunter College RH (Rebecca Heilweil)
Regis RM over Regis BK (Barrett King)

Semifinals
Fordham Preparatory DJ def Syosset MS (Michael Sullivan)
Scarsdale NT def Regis RM (Ryan McEvoy)

Finals
Scarsdale NT (Noah Thaler) def Fordham Preparatory DJ (David Joannides)

Champion
Scarsdale NT (Noah Thaler)

Outstanding Speakers
1. Noah Thaler (Scarsdale NT)
2. Ryan McEvoy (Regis RM)
3. Peter McGahren (RegisPeMc)
4. Michael Sullivan (Syosset MS)
5. Matt Mandel (Scarsdale MM)