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Quiz Bowl Teams Compete at National Championships

 AHS quiz bowl team
The JV team from Ankeny High School competed
at the Quiz Bowl National Championships in
Chicago.
 
Southview quiz bowl team  
A team from Southview Middle School competed
at the Quiz Bowl National Championships in 
Chicago.
 
ANKENY, Iowa (July 12, 2017) - Ankeny took two teams to the Quiz Bowl National Championships in Chicago.  An Ankeny High School team and a Southview Middle school team won the Iowa State Championships and qualified for Nationals.
 
The JV team from AHS finished 3-3, missing the final playoffs by one match. They beat teams from Ohio, Illinois, and Kentucky.  They lost to Johnson Central who took home the national crown.
 
The middle school team from Southview also finished 3-3 and beat teams from Oklahoma, Illinois, and Ohio.
 
"It was a great experience to take these kids to Chicago and compete against the nation's best," said Nathan Coombes, quiz bowl coach.  "Our teams are only going to get better."