WHS Knowledge Bowl teams advance
WORTHINGTON -- The Worthington Knowledge Bowl squad placed four of its five teams in the top 15 at the Region 8 Sub-Regional Knowledge Bowl Tournament in Marshall Tuesday.
The all-senior team, Worthington 1, bested the entire 35-team field, scoring 116 points to secure first place.
Red Rock Central 2 placed second with 88.5 points, followed by Springfield 2 in third place (86.5 points) and Marshall 1 (83 points).
Worthington 2 finished fifth with 73.7 points, while Worthington 3 was sixth with 71.6 points. Worthington 5 was 15th, posting 57 points, while Worthington 4 was 25 with 25.5 points.
Other teams competing Tuesday came from Redwood Valley, Marshall, Springfield, Pipestone, Wabasso, Minneota, Tracy, Westbrook, Cedar Mountain and Lakeview.
The top four Worthington Knowledge Bowl teams return to regional competition today in Marshall. The top three regional finishers will advance to the state Knowledge Bowl tournament in April.