Students Compete in Quiz Bowl

Three Novice Quiz Bowl teams from North Babylon competed in the Hunter College High School SCOP Novice Quiz Bowl Tournament in Manhattan on Nov. 7. 

The A Team, consisting of sophomores Ryan Arranz, Brett Manzo, Matthew Pecoraro and Noah Rothstein (captain), went 8-4 and placed fourth overall for the day. Pecoraro scored fifth-highest as an individual player in the prelims and moved up to third place after 12 rounds. Rothstein was the seventh top-scoring individual in the prelims. 

The Novice B Team, comprised of sophomore Richard Joyce (captain) and freshmen Elpida Manolas, Lily Meehan and Junior Keiara Salomon, had a great day as well, going 6-6. Joyce placed third in the prelims individually and seventh overall after 12 rounds. 

North Babylon's C Team — freshmen Mehak Chohan, Tian Coltrain and Shaylee Schwartzwalder (captain) — got to compete in their first quiz bowl ever and had a great experience. 

Congratulations to our Novice players!