Titans Earn Quiz Bowl Conference Runner-Up Title
Thayer Central's quiz bowl team earned the Southern Nebraska Conference runner-up title on March 4. The contest, hosted by Thayer Central at the Hebron SCC Learning Center, featured 19 teams from ten conference schools. Teams were allowed two warm-up morning matches, followed by a double elimination tournament to decide this year's champion. After winning their way into the semifinals, the Titans dropped a close match to Fillmore Central 35-40, sending them to the loser's bracket. There they beat Milford A, to send themselves back to the champion round against Fillmore Central. The Titan's forced a second game with a win against the Panthers, but lost on the final question to earn runner-up honors.
Team members include seniors Maggie Harris, Katelyn Richardson, and Jarod Hergott and juniors, Isaac Friesen and Jayden Leonard. This was their second consecutive conference runner-up finish.
The Titans were also represented by a second team, comprised of Yong Wang, senior; sophomores Brennan Harms, Logan Wiedel and Andrew Landsman, and freshman Megan Lukert.