Bishop Guertin High advances to Granite State SuperChallenge
May 03. 2014 1:24AM
DURHAM - Nashua's Bishop Guertin High School earned its spot in the Granite State SuperChallenge match after its 235-170 win over Portsmouth Christian Academy in the Granite State Challenge semifinals.
"PCA is such a phenomenal team and that game really could've gone either way," said Bishop Guertin captain Timothy Morrison. "We're thrilled to be moving on to the SuperChallenge."
Bishop Guertin also was represented by Jeff Steiner, David Travers and Zachary Demings, and led by coach Meagan Davidson.
Portsmouth Christian Academy was represented by captain John Sipp, Jonah Abraham, Connor Foley and Nate Foster, and led by coaches Donna Capern and Raymond Gamble.
Bishop Guertin now advances to the final match-up of the season, the Granite State SuperChallenge game, which will air Saturday, May 17, at 6 p.m. on NHPTV PRIME.
The quiz contest began the season with 16 Granite State high school teams going head to head in a competition that emphasizes quick recall of material in math, science, social studies, language and fine arts along with a mix of questions about current events, entertainment, sports and regional topics.
The SuperChallenge winner receives $1,000, a trophy and a champion banner for the school; the runner-up school receives $500 and a trophy.
Granite State Challenge also airs at other times on NHPTV PRIME and NHPTV EXPLORE and can be viewed anytime online.