Julianne H. '22 Wins Novice Debate Championship at Harvard-Westlake Tournament

And three Varsity debaters reached the Double-Octofinal elimination round.

Congratulations to the debate team on a very successful tournament at Harvard-Westlake this weekend. This is one of the largest tournaments in the country, drawing teams from all over the United States. It is an Octofinals bid qualifier to the Tournament of Champions, the highest such designation available.

As a team, the club won 53% of their debates. Three Marlborough students reached the bid-round in the varsity division, and in Novice, Marlborough won the tournament! Congratulations to the following individuals on their performances:

 

In Varsity LD:

Sophia D. '19 earned a winning record and reached the Double-Octofinal elimination round.
Cameron L. '20 earned a winning record and reached the Double-Octofinal elimination round.
Julia S. '20 earned a winning record and reached the Double-Octofinal elimination round.

In Novice LD:
Jocelyn S. '23 earned a winning record and just missed clearing to the semifinals on speaker points.
Lily K. '22 earned a winning record and reached the semifinals.
Julianne H. '22 earned a 5-1 record and won the Championship final round!


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