Hillsboro scholars reach quarterfinals at Hesston

After a 5-1 pool play record Nov. 27 at the Hesston meet, the Hillsboro High School Scholars' Bowl team fell in the quarterfinals to defending 6A state champion Wichita East.

Before quarterfinal play, the Trojans defeated Cheney, 50-20, Maize, 60-30, Southeast of Saline, 90-40, and Nickerson, 70-50, before losing to Andover, 45-40.

Twenty-four teams participated in the meet.

"The team did an excellent job and was extremely competitive," head coach Stu Holmes said. "We were certainly one of the stronger teams at the meet."

Cody Blackketter, Mathew Brown, Ben Bosworth, Corissa Bartel, David Winter, and Ben Heyen competed at the meet for Hillsboro.