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The North Babylon Academic Team competed at the Kellengberg Memorial High School LIFT XIII Quiz Bowl Tournament on Saturday, November 16th, 2013.  The A-Team, comprised of Captain Max S; Kevin W; Emmanuel N; John C; and Cameron S; made it to the finals and placed 4th overall out of the 48 teams who competed that day.  They defeated Half Hollow Hills East, Deer Park, Kings Park, Great Neck South, and nationally ranked Hunter College High School, High Tech, Seton Hall Prep, and White Plains. They went 10 and 3 overall, and qualified the The NAQT Nationals, which takes place in Chicago this spring. The B-Team, comprised of Captain Nicholas S; Xavier A; Harpreet S; Haggai A; Zachary T; and Ernesto C; also put up a good fight at the tournament, winning matches against Mountain Lakes, Deer Park, and Pingry.  Both teams are also currently undefeated in the Regional Quizbowl, the first round of which took place on November 13th at Copiague High School.  North Babylon defeated East Islip high school and plans on holding on to the Southwestern Suffolk County Championship title they earned last year.  They are currently prepping for the History Bowl, which will take place at the School of the Future in New York City on Sunday Decamber 8th.  North Babylon's Academic Team is ranked among the best and the brightest in the nation! Go NB!