Submitted by Angella Curran
This weekend Fort Scott High School debate traveled to the Olathe South Invitational Debate Tournament where they took 2nd Place in Sweepstakes.
In open division:
Zoe Self and Elizabeth Ngatia broke out of prelims undefeated as the top seed and ended up placing 4th after dropping on a split decision in quarterfinals.
Neil Gugnani and Shekhar Gugnani were also undefeated breaking out of prelims as the #2 seed but also dropped in quarters, to the eventual tournament champions, and tied for 4th place.
Madi Toth and Mark Adams had a 4-1 record coming out of prelims, won their quarter final round, but dropped on a split decision in semifinals, to place 3rd.
In the novice division, we medaled two teams: Lillian Collins and Kinsley Davis finished in 4th place, and David Jones and Christian Seals placed 5th.