Photo courtesy of the Liberty Bell Booster Club
Coach Leverett Hubbard, left, conferred with Emerson Worrell, Lazo
Gitchos, Leo Shaw, Wiley Seckinger and (seated) Sam Neitlich.

Liberty Bell High School Team 2 turned out to be No. 1 in Knowledge Bowl competition at the high school on Monday (Jan. 8)

Team 2 — captain Lazo Gitchos, Tova Portmann-Bown, Michael Mott and Wiley Seckinger — scored 50 points to best a total of 18 teams from Liberty Bell, Okanogan, Omak, Manson, Chelan and Tonasket. Okanogan Team 1 finished 2nd with 46 points.

Liberty Bell Team 1 — captain Liliana Hart-Beck, Emerson Worrell, Sam Neitlich and Nicholas Fitzmaurice — was missing Noah Batson, who was out with the flu, and finished in 4th place with 44 points. Team 3 — captain Leo Shaw, Nate Batson and Linday Worrell — finished 8th with 29 points.

The format for this week’s competition was two oral rounds followed by a written round.

In December the teams took 1st and 4th place in the first match of the season.

The next competition is on Jan. 22 at Chelan.