After the preliminary rounds, New Haven qualified for the semifinals against Orchard Farm, who eventually went on to win the tournament. After falling to Orchard Farm 230-400, the team bounced back in the third place game against Wellsville-Middletown 310-180.
In addition to the third place team finish, New Haven’s Kalli Stubblefield also finished among the top individual scorers and received a 4th place medal.
When asked about the team’s performance at the tournament, scholar bowl coach Jared Pruessner said, “We’ve been working hard in practice lately on a few specific things and it was great to see that pay off. ”
New Haven’s JV scholar bowl team members include Cece Malone, Dalton Gerdes, Emily Lewis, Julia McIntyre, Julianna Parsons, Kalli Stubblefiled, Martin Lewis, Olivia Williams, and Vanessa Vallejo.
Both New Haven’s JV and varsity scholar bowl teams will compete in the Four Rivers Conference scholar bowl tournament, to be held at New Haven High School on March 12.