2006 North Central Regionals

May 2006

by Donald Jones

The 2006 North Central Regional Quiz Tournament was held May 5-6 at Cedar Valley Church in Bloomington, MN.

Fox Valley Christian Fellowship from Kimberly, Wisconsin emerged the winner and Zach Schaalma was the top quizzer.

The rest of the results.

Win Loss Points Ave.

1. Kimberly, WI 11 0 2385 216.82

2. Portage, WI 10 1 1935 175.91

3. Duluth, MN 8 3 1980 180.00

4. Watford City, ND 7 4 1540 140.00

5. Eau Claire, WI 6 5 1615 146.82

6. Grand Island, NE 6 5 1320 120.00

7. Ames, IA 5 6 1035 94.39

8. Ottumwa, IA 5 6 920 83.64

9. Omaha, NE 4 7 770 70.00

10. Ellendale, NE 2 9 825 75.00

11. Pine City, MN 1 10 700 63.64

12. Brandon, SD 1 10 485 44.09

Eau Claire defeated Grand Island in a playoff for 5th place 235-170. 400+ points in a playoff match for a spot at Nationals with everyone watching! Impressive!

Top Quizzers:

1. Zach Schaalma Kimberly, WI 1385 125.91

2. Josh Turner Portage, WI 1280 116.36

3. Daniel Kober Kimberly, WI 945 85.91

4. Bethany Laakkonen Duluth, MN 940 85.45

5. Danielle Goodrich Eau Claire, WI 870 79.09

6. Erica Smith Ellendale, ND 820 74.55

7. Titus Stenberg Watford City, ND 760 69.09

8. Aaron Beye Grand Island, NE 750 68.18

9. Nick Mulder Watford City, ND 655 59.55

10. Brittany Laakkonen Duluth, MN 655 59.55

11. John DeGray Jr. Pine City, MN 630 57.27

12. Cameron Tilus Ottumwa, IA 580 52.73

13. Larissa Haberberg Eau Claire, WI 545 49.55

14. Nicholle Allen Ames, IA 515 46.82

15. Andric Hofrichter Grand Island, NE 390 35.45

16. Breanna Laakkonen Duluth, MN 385 35.00

17. Eric Leggett Brandon, SD 370 33.64

18. Tiffani Pilcher Ames, IA 350 31.82

19. Josh Cave Omaha,NE 330 30.00

20. Naomi Turner Portage, WI 320 29.09

Congratulations to all. Especially to the top five teams qualifying for Nationals.