SCHOLARS' BOWL TEAM PLACES SECOND
Hoxie High School Junior Varsity Scholars Bowl Team to the Quinter High School Invitational Scholars’ Bowl Tournament on Monday, Jan. 20 where they placed second.
Hoxie’s junior varsity team consisted of Quenton Rucker, Lisa Stone, Tabor Rucker, Jacob Munk, Noah Smith, Skyler Denio, and Grant Johnson.
Hoxie was defeated by first place team, WaKeeney. Third place went to Western Plains. Other schools that participated in the JV tournament were Hill City, Ness City, Oakley, Quinter, Western Plains, and Wheatland. Hoxie’s top three high scorers were Quenton Rucker with 140 points, Tabor Rucker with 70 points and Jacob Munk with 40 points.
“The young team did a great job with over half of them being only freshmen students. Quenton Rucker, the only senior, will be missed next year but the freshman will continue to improve to be strong competitors for next year,” said Coach Jackie Campbell.
The next scholars’ bowl tournament is the Regional Tournament on Thursday, Feb 6, at 3PM at Quinter High School.