River Trail (GA) opened up a 215-140 lead over Warren (NJ) after sweeping the KING JOHN bonus.
River Trail led Warren by 85 after grabbing three of the five bonus opportunities.
They padded that lead by an impressive 440-300 margin at game’s end.
River Trail thereby won their third Junior QuizNet title in this,
the last season ever for a QuizNet tournament on the middle school level.
|River Trail 1||375|
|River Trail 2||295|
Detroit Jesuit (MI) found themselves tied with Parkland (PA) for the lead after gaining 30 on the CHRISTMAS NUMBERS
bonus. Vanguard (FL) jumped into the lead after this tossup:
“The Reconstruction Finance Corporation is established; Charles Lindbergh, Jr. is abducted;
The Good Earth takes the Pulitzer for fiction; World War I veterans march on Washington,
demanding the full payment of their bonuses; and Franklin Roosevelt wins election,
gaining 472 electoral votes, while Hoover only received 59. Identify the year.” (Ans. 1932)
Vanguard took a 20-point lead over Detroit Jesuit after gaining 15 on the PRESIDENT bonus,
but Detroit Jesuit opened up a 190-115 lead over Vanguard after sweeping the QUANTUM MECHANICS bonus.
Pingry (NJ) amassed the most points in the “Stump the Experts” round, but Detroit’s 360 tally proved tops,
with Scarsdale (NY) 35 behind. Detroit Jesuit thereby followed up on their first-in-the-nation performance at the
2019 National Academic Championship with a QuizNet title.