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MS Academic Team 2nd, 3rd in Ozark 7 Tournament

posted Feb 16, 2017, 6:21 AM by SWR5 Web Sites   [ updated Jun 12, 2018, 5:17 AM ]

The Southwest academic teams finished 2nd and 3rd in the Ozark 7 Tournament Feb. 15 in Washburn. The 8th-graders lost to Thomas Jefferson 300-200 in the championship after losing to the Cavaliers 240-220 earlier in an earlier match. Southwest defeated Purdy 280-220 to advance to the finals. Captain Dusty Hendrix answered the most questions with 32. Other members of the team are: Laney Moore, Tanner Joyner, Allison Corwin and Shyla Richardson. The 8th-graders have won 12 of 15 matches this season and have one more tournament at Clever in March or April. Verona defeated Southwest 140-90 to advance to the finals of the 7th-grade division. Captain Amy Reeves led Southwest with 12 questions and was named to the all-tournament team. The 7th-grade Trojans finish the season with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses.