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TKA Scholar’s Bowl Teams Earn Unprecedented Success
The King’s Academy Scholars’ Bowl teams have enjoyed unprecedented success during the 2014-2015 season. Team A consisting of Mandy Huffman, Nathan Dowdy, Sam Rector, Danielle Quesinberry, Hanna Wilbourn, and TeamCaptain Tyler Pitney competed in the first round of the PBS East Tennessee Scholars’ Bowl competition against Harriman in a near shut-out game, with a final score of 270-45. The second game against Daniel Boone was a nail-biter, but TKA claimed victory 210-170 advancing to the “Super 16.” In the last game, TKA faced former champions, Dobyns-Bennett, but the TKA team played tough and concluded with a final score of 295-205.
Team B, consisting of Trevor Pitney, Leah Holley, Mason Fox, Frank Pornsopin, Taylor Weekly, and Team Captain Niamh Schumacher took down an all senior team from York Institute with a final score of 140-115 advancing to the second round of competition. TKA was eliminated after facing a tough team from CAK in the second round.
“Both teams have progressed farther than in years past and we strive to build on this success and momentum for next year!,” Coach Susan Reynolds said.