Minnesota District Final Results April 6, 2002

by Aaron Collins for Donald Jones

Minneapolis Bethel finished off a great year of quizzing in Minnesota by winning the Minnesota District Finals. Albert Lea prevailed in a three way playoff for second place with Hutchinson, and Glencoe.

Grasston Open Arms also quizzed with, but was not eligible to advance to Regional Finals. They had a great tournament finishing with 6 wins and zero losses.

Here are the team Results:

(Team Results against Grasston not included)

W L Points For Points Against

1. Minneapolis Bethel 5 0 355 190

2. Albert Lea 3 2 355 210

3. Hutchinson 3 2 225 240

4. Glencoe 3 2 165 120

5. Bloomington 1 4 140 245

6. Mt. Olivet 0 5 180 400

In a three way playoff for second place, Hutchinson defeated Glencoe in the first game. Then Albert Lea defeated Hutchinson in the second playoff game to claim second place.

Top Quizzers:

Quizzer Team Points Average

1. Bobby DeGray Grasston 580 96.67

2. Amber Wipplinger Albert Lea 435 72.50

3. Laura Jones Bethel 395 65.83

4. Caleb Unseth Glencoe 170 28.33

5. Mark Fredrickson Hutchinson 155 25.83

Tyler Kinser Mt. Olivet 155 25.83

7. Ben Markwardt Bloomington 110 18.33

The top two teams qualify for Regional Finals in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on May 10 & 11.