GJHS Scholastic Bowl Launches Inaugural Season

7th grade Scholastic Bowl members (L to R): Justin Matthews, Emma Nord, Gabe Wilson, Cainan Grove, and Eowyn Dorethy. (Back): Will Sussenbach and Coach Susan Corbus.

This is the first year for the Greenville Junior High Scholastic Bowl team. The group had their first matches on February 4th at Hillsboro against Litchfield and Hillsboro. The varsity team defeated both Litchfield (205-65) and Hillsboro (190-85). The JV team was defeated by Litchfield (70-150) but defeated Hillboro (160-120).

The team also had matches on February 9th at Raymond (Lincolnwood) against Nokomis and Lincolnwood. The varsity team won both (300-105 against Nokomis and 325-40 against Lincolnwood). The JV also won both of their matches (195-100 against Nokomis and 280-10 against Lincolnwood).

8th grade Scholastic Bowl members (L to R): Eli Borwick, Daniel Kester, Chloe Beckert, Zach Meyer, and Will Wagner.  (Back): Jolie Harnetiaux, Abbie Brunk, Ariana Williams, Alexis Feaster, and Jade Neudeck.
8th grade Scholastic Bowl members (L to R): Eli Borwick, Daniel Kester, Chloe Beckert, Zach Meyer, and Will Wagner. (Back): Jolie Harnetiaux, Abbie Brunk, Ariana Williams, Alexis Feaster, and Jade Neudeck.

The varsity team members are Eli Borwick, Emma Nord, Daniel Kester, Will Sussenbach, and Zachery Meyer.

The JV team members are Alexis Feaster, Gabe Wilson, Jade Neudeck, Chloe Beckert, Cainan Grove, Justin Matthews, Jolie Harnetiaux, Ariana Williams, Abbie Brunk, Will Wagner, and Eowyn Dorethy.

Meets scheduled for the rest of the season include matches against Edwardsville Liberty and Hillsboro at Edwardsville March 8th and a tournament in Litchfield April 9th. Regionals begin April 27th.