2005 North Central Regionals

by Donald Jones

The North Central Regional Quiz meet was held on April 29 & 30, 2005 at Cedar Valley Church in Bloomington, MN. We had 12 teams competing to qualify for 5 spots at National Finals in Valley Forge Christian College, Phoenixville, PA.

We did have a non-A/G team from Sioux Falls, SD. Official results do not include results against the Sioux Falls team.

Team Results:

Official Results Total Results

W L Pts. W L Pts.

1 Superior WI 10 0 1895 11 0 2115

2 Ellendale, ND 8 2 1160 9 2 1325

3 Watford City, ND 7 3 1305 8 3 1425

4 Eau Claire, WI 7 3 1345 8 3 1525

5 Cedar Rapids, IA 5 5 775 6 5 930

6 Ottumwa, IA 4 6 850 5 6 910

7 St. Cloud, MN 4 6 790 5 6 930

8 Portage, WI 4 6 770 5 6 850

9 Grand Island, NE 3 7 595 4 7 715

10 Beatrice, NE 3 7 500 3 8 515

11 Albert Lea 0 10 320 0 11 375

12 Sioux Falls, SD 2 9 285

Superior, WI defends their title as Region champion.

In playoff quizzes, Watford City defeated Eau Claire 135-65 to take third place.

Cedar Rapids had decided not to move on to National Finals, so a playoff for sixth place was necessary. In the first playoff match St. Cloud defeated Portage 35-5. Then in the second playoff match, Ottumwa defeated St. Cloud 120-30 to take sixth place and the final spot at Nationals.

The top ten individual scorers were: Points Average

1. Logan Newman Superior, WI 1110 111.0

2. Titus Stenburg Watford City, NE 990 99.0

3. Tyler Peterson Ellendale, ND 755 75.5

4. Melissa Henderson St. Cloud, MN 715 71.5

5. Danielle Goodrich Eau Claire, WI 710 71.0

6. Cameron Tilus Ottumwa, IA 710 71.0

7. Miranda Habergerg Eau Claire, WI 625 62.5

8. Stephanie Graham Cedar Rapids, IA 535 53.5

9. Josh Turner Portage, WI 505 50.5

10. Bethany Lakkonen Superior, WI 455 45.5

Congratulations to all teams for qualifying. Special congratulations and best wishes to all teams who have qualified to move on to the National Finals.