2006 Mid-Winter Classic Jan 2006

by Don Batty Mid-Winter Classic Tournament

Gruenhagen Conference Center

Oshkosh, WI

January 13-14, 2006

The tournament started Friday afternooon with an individual tournament. Following the individual tournament the thirteen Division I teams played 7 Preliminary rounds and then divided into divisions IA and IB for the Finals round-robin. Eight Division II teams quizzed a double round-robin. Ten Adult quiz teams quizzed 5 rounds on the book of James. It was a fun 24 hours packed with quizzing and fellowship, plus a few hours of rest.

Division IA

W L Points Avg.

1. Duluth,MN 4 1 1130 226

2. Kimberly 4 1 920 184

3. Portage 3 2 695 139

4. Eau Claire Evan. 2 3 760 152

5. Superior #1 1 4 550 110

6. Marinette 1 4 465 93

Division IB

W L Points Avg.

1. Menominee 5 1 660 110

2. Edgerton #1 4 2 580 96.7

3. Racine 4 2 535 89.2

4. Fond du Lac 3 3 665 110.8

5. Rockford, IL 2 4 340 56.7

6. Oak Creek 2 4 200 33.3

7. Sparta 1 5 450 75

Top 15 Division I Individual Point Avg.

T.Pts. Avg. #Rds

1. Bethany Laakkonen Duluth 1385 125.9 11

2. Zach Schaalma Kimberly 1210 100.8 12

3. Josh Turner Portage 1010 91.8 11

4. Billy Branham Marinette 990 90.0 11

5. Sara Sharkey Superior #1 925 84.1 11

6. Sam McCumber Edgerton #1 955 73.5 13

7. Larissa Haberberg Eau Claire 870 72.5 12

8. Jeff Meyer Sparta 885 68.1 13

9. Danielle Goodrich Eau Claire 800 66.7 12

10. Daniel Kober Kimberly 610 50.8 12

11. Breanna Laakkonen Duluth 555 50.5 11

12. Jacob Turnage Fond du Lac 595 49.6 12

13. Heidee Kolenda Menominee 625 48.1 13

14. James Burke Rockford 445 37.1 12

15. Brittany Laakkonen Duluth 400 36.4 11

Division II

W L T.Pts. Avg.

1. Superior #2 13 1 1320 94.3

2. Plymouth 10 4 1075 76.8

3. Edgerton #2 10 4 970 69.3

4. Augusta 7 7 420 30.0

5. Brookfield #2 7 7 295 21.1

6. Columbus 5 9 260 18.6

7. Madison Evan. 2 12 40 2.9

8. Brookfield #1 2 12 35 2.5

Top 10 Division II Individual Point Avg.

T.Pts. Avg. #Rds

1. Jayson Williams Edgerton #2 925 66.1 14

2. MacKenzie Newman Superior #2 715 51.1 14

3. Melissa Hazard Augusta 390 27.9 14

4. Nathan Boeckers Plymouth 380 27.2 14

5. Zach Ehr Plymouth 365 26.1 14

6. Felicia Kerntke Plymouth 325 23.2 14

7. Becky Sharkey Superior #2 310 22.1 14

8. Sara Plys Superior #2 295 21.1 14

9. Amanda Belmont Columbus 260 18.6 14

10. Krista Erickson Brookfield #2 180 18.0 10

Individual Tournament -- Top 4

1. Bethany Laakkonen Duluth

2. Larissa Haberberg Eau Claire Evan.

3. Sara Sharkey Superior

4. Josh Turner Portage

Adult Quiz Tournament

W L T.Pts. Avg.

1. Kimberly 5 0 925 185

2. Menominee 5 0 835 167

3. Portage 4 1 720 144

4. Superior 3 2 745 149

5. Sparta 2 3 525 105

6. Rockford 2 3 375 75

7. Duluth 2 3 240 48

8. Augusta 1 4 300 60

9. Columbus 1 4 5 1

10. Edgerton 0 5 110 22

Top 8 Adult Indiv. Point Avg.

T.Pts. Avg.

1. Logan Newman Superior 585 117

2. Herb Kolenda Menominee 460 92

3. Judy Turner Portage 455 91

4. Audra Ransome Sparta 450 90

5. Liz Hanson Kimberly 415 83

6. Matt Garrison Menominee 365 73

7. Rebekah Schaalma Kimberly 340 68

8. Bernie Burke Rockford 290 58