GHS scholars advance to state

The Goessel High School scholars bowl team won the regional tournament Thursday, January 31, at LeRoy. After advancing from pool play with a 3-2 record, the team of David Hesse, Bjorn Schumann, Heath Goertzen, Mark Schmidt, Jo Hoffman, and Ben Wiens went on a rampage and posted five straight victories in the championship round to claim first place.

The team will compete for the state championship on Feb. 9 at Flint Hills. Coaches for the team are Mr. Wes Schmidt-Tieszen and Mrs. Gina Bergin.

Last modified Feb. 9, 2013