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High School Quiz Bowl Team Places 2nd at State Tournament

The St. Louis Park High School Quiz Bowl team placed second at the Minnesota High School Quiz Bowl League Playoffs on Feb. 17 at Burnsville High School.

In the 16-team field, the Orioles finished with a 4-2 record at the meet with their only two losses coming to the eventual state champions from Wayzata High School. The team recorded victories over Chanhassen,  Minnetonka, Hudson, and Wayzata High Schools at the tournament. 

St. Louis Park senior Truman Fillbrandt finished the tournament as the number one ranked individual when participants were ranked by points earned per 20 toss-up questions heard. Other team members include seniors Jacy Demcisak and Faduma Mohamed, sophomore Silas Cowell and freshman Julia Lorenzen

As a result of the 2nd place finish at the State Tournament, the team qualified for the 2022 High School National Championship Tournament, which will take place May 27-29 in Atlanta, Georgia.