Atlanta Open Results March 2000

by Mark Gilmer The 2000 Atlanta Open was held February, 18 - 19th. The two days were filled with good competition and fellowship for the 23 participating teams. Both days began with a time of praise and worship which really set the tone for the competition. A random 8 round competition was held Friday in order to put the teams into 3 divisional brackets. The top scorers Friday were Jennifer Dunn, Fremont, NC with 1050 pts (131 avg); Jim Fenton, Allison Park, PA #1 with 955 pts (119 avg); and Frank Fortunato, Dunwoody, GA #1 with 825 pts (103 avg). Saturday, teams played a full round-robin tournament in each division. In Division I, Dunwoody GA #1 defeated Allison Park PA #2 145-135. Frank Fortunato quizzed out on the last question to secure the win. The audience was able to follow along as each question was flashed on screens that they could see. Division II ended with a playoff for 1st place as well. Final results were as follows:

Division I

1. Allison Park A/G # 1, Allison Park PA 6-1 (lost to Ft Myers #1) 1405 pts.

2. Calvary A/G # 1, Dunwoody GA 5-2 1030 pts.

3. Allison Park A/G # 2, Allison Park PA 5-2 1075 pts.

4. First A/G #1, Ft. Myers FL 4-3 1045 pts.

5. Cornerstone A/G, Fremont, NC 4-3 1030 pts.

6. Oceanway A/G, Jacksonville FL 2-5 580 pts.

7. Faith A/G # 1, Orlando, FL 2-5 530 pts.

8. First A/G # 1, Lexington, KY 0-7 245 pts.

Top 10 Scorers (Div. I)

1. Jim Fenton Allison Park # 1 915 pts.

2. Jennifer Dunn Fremont 670 pts.

3. Frank Fortunato Dunwoody # 1 660 pts

4. Amy Thomas Ft. Myers # 1 505 pts

5. Brandon Blankenship Ft. Myers # 1 480 pts.

6. Dave Shim Allison Park # 2 375 pts.

7. Abby Knotts Fremont 370 pts

8. Jeff Herzberg Allison Park # 2 350 pts.

9. (Tie) David Scarborough Allison Park # 1 325 pts.

Tim Stevens Jacksonville 325 pts.

Division II

1. Treasure Coast A/G, Vero Beach, FL 6-1 825 pts.

2. Faith A/G, Kernersville, NC 6-1 685 pts.

3. Calvary A/G #2, Dunwoody, GA 5--2 620 pts.

Top Scorers

1. Bronson Clark Kernersville NC

2. Daniel Cowan Murrayville GA

3. Greg Aikens Centerville GA (a blind quizzer who's only had a braille portion for 6 weeks)

Division III

1. First A/G #2, Fort Myers, FL 2. Bethany Christian Center, Loganville, GA Top Scorers: 1. Rachel Jerabek, Ft. Myers #2

2. Brooke Preston Lexington KY #2 3. Katherine Thomason Loganville, GA

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