In Quiz Bowl action, the Dutch Nerd Army (DNA) traveled to Berrien Springs High School to co-host the Swim N Win Invitational, a tournament which included 12 teams from 8 regional schools. The varsity team of Elijah Babinski, Isaac Cinzori, Alberto Castillo, and Seth Ralph went 7-3 on the day. Isaac also garnered an honor as the 3rd best scorer individually on the day. The DNA will be in action again after the holidays, as they attempt to defend their title in the Allegan County Quiz Bowl League.
Saturday, Nov. 11
In Quiz Bowl Action, the Holland High Dutch Nerd Army (DNA) hosted the 12th Annual Fall Quiz Bowl Invitational on Saturday, Nov. 11th. 24 teams from 13 different schools competed, and Holland did well for themselves. In the varsity bracket, the Holland A team of Alberto Castillo, Adam Chamness, Isaac Cinzori, and Annalise Mancinelli went 6-3 on the day. The highlight was provided by the JV team of Diamante Balcazar, Alex Marko, Jon Noordijk, and Seth Ralph posted a perfect 9-0 record on the day to take home the 1st place trophy in their division. Well done! The DNA will be in action again on December 2, when they co-host the Swim N Win Invitational at Berrien Springs High School.
In Quiz Bowl action on Oct. 14, the Dutch Nerd Army (DNA) had a opened their season at the Jan Rademacher Invitational hosted by White Cloud.
The varsity team of Isaac Cinzori, Adam Chamness, Annalise Mancinelli, and Evan Shibley went 4-5 on the day against state-level competition. Isaac Cinzori was one of the top 10 scorers on the day, and the team did qualify for the State tournament this spring.
The "B" team had a tougher day, but Alberto Castillo was the top scorer for the team. The JV team of Seth Ralph, Jon Noordijk, Diamante Balcazar, and Alex Marko had a 5-5 record on the day. The DNA will be in action again on November 11, when we host the 12th Annual Fall Quiz Bowl Invitational at Holland High.