Quiz Bowl defeats Cocalico in best of three contest
On February 6, the Lampeter-Strasburg Quiz Bowl team traveled north to face off against Cocalico in its sixth match of the season.
Quiz Bowl is a best of three contest. Monday's match saw the Pioneers losing a close first round to the Eagles, 225-310. The Pioneers swiftly found redemption in the second round, soundly defeating Cocalico, 330 to 125.
With a even split, the third round was going to be the decider. When the dust settled, L-S had won, hands down, with a score of 315 to 165 points. Overall, Cocalico scored 600 points falling well short of L-S's 870
The L-S Quiz Bowl team is currently ranked 13th out of 25 teams, sporting a record of eight rounds won and ten rounds lost. The team will soon see action again, with a tournament at Conestoga Valley on February 25 and playoffs at Manheim Township on February 28.
--By Jarrett Emmerling, LS News reporter