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Bessemer quiz bowl team finishes runner-up


March 26, 2019

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The Bessemer quiz bowl poses on the set of WNMU TV13's High School Bowl after its recent semifinal win over Marquette. From left are team members Sydney Wittla-Sprague, Eliza Stone and Devon Byers, tournament host Jim Koski, team member Andy Aspinwall, coach David Rowe and team member Tad Rowe.


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BESSEMER - The Bessemer High School quiz bowl team finished runner-up in the WNMU TV13 High School Bowl competition.

According to Dave Rowe, coach for Bessemer, his team battled its way to the finals, but Houghton pulled away in the second half of the championship match, winning 250-130.

"Houghton was able to get more of the toss-ups and the bonuses, and we were not able to catch them," he said.

In the final, the score was 40-40 early on and Houghton led 120-110 at halftime.

Rowe said his team had a good year and credits the players for support...

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