Latta High School Academic Challenge Wins Region Championship

Congratulations to the Latta High School Academic Challenge Team for their outstanding performance at Francis Marion University as they competed in the Academic Challenge Regional Tournament this past Saturday, March 11, 2023. After a day filled with academic excitement, the Latta High School Academic Challenge Team, coached by April Dailey, was announced the Division II Regional Champs! On Saturday, the team competed in five round robin matches, going up against various schools throughout the region. With these matches, the Vikings accumulated 109 points, having the second highest score of all the schools in Division II. Then, they went on to compete in the final competition against Mayo High School, a Magnet School. The Latta Vikings won finals with a score of 28 to 25, crowning them the 2022-2023 Regional Champions. For the entire day, the Vikings earned 137 points, meaning, they answered 137 questions correctly! They will go on to compete in the State Competition on Friday, March 17th at Francis Marion University. Overall, the Latta Vikings had a great season, winning four out of six regular season matches. During this season, the LHS Vikings earned 232 points total. With the points they accumulated at the regional tournament, the Latta Vikings have earned 369 points this season so far! We look forward to seeing how this team excels at the State Tournament!

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