Monday, November 25, 2013

Frozen Weekend Recap

This weekend Edina debate was back on the road, competing at three different tournaments.

Edina SW - Novice Quarterfinalists @ Glenbrooks

University of Minnesota: 
Novice debater Fernando Prestermon was 6th speaker and fellow novice Ella Romanelli was 9th.   It was very cold on Saturday morning and the Edina debaters braved a frozen campus to compete.

Robbinsdale Armstrong:
Annika Smith-Ortiz was both #1 seed and top speaker in JV, while novices Connie Chao (4-1), Annie Amen (3-2), and Katie Bogart (3-2) had winning records in the JV division.

The novice division was led Romi Lee who was also #1 seed and third speaker.  Murray Friedberg finished 4-1.

Glenbrook South: 
Novices Meredith Song and Maggie Wells finished the tournament as quarterfinalists.  In octofinals they defeated Berkeley Preparatory School (Tampa, FL) on a 3-0 decision before losing a team from New Trier (IL) on split decision in quarterfinals.

Samantha Hunt finished as 13th speaker in varsity.