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Math Madness team finishes 2014 season

Priory's Math Madness team, a group of high school students coached by Drs. Davis and Kalhorn, have been competing for the last several weeks in a series of interscholastic mathematics competitions.

Competitions are made up of a 6-10 question quiz, with students working either individually or in small groups. The team's score is an average of the top 5 individual or small group scores.

After 4 weeks of league play in which the team went 2-2, the single elimination end of the year tournament began on Wednesday as Priory's team took on the team from Kettle Moraine Lutheran School in Wisconsin. The teams tied with 5.2 points each, a record high for Priory, but the tiebreaker was which team finished faster and KML finished a little more than a minute earleir than Priory did. 

"We had a lot of fun and will certainly look into doing it again next year," Dr. Kalhorn says. "I am looking for similar competitions so that we can continue to meet even though this tournament is over."

League Play:

Week 1: Fargo North H.S. in Fargo, North Dakota: lost 4.8 to 4
Week 2: Bishop Seabury Academy in Lawrence, Kansas: won 3.2 to 2.4
Week 3: David H. Hickman H.S. in Columbia, Missouri: lost 5.8 to 5.4
Week 4: The Miami Valley School in Dayton, OH: won 3.67 to 3.75

Top Scorer of the Year:

Sohan Kancherla, 7/10 against Hickman

Team Roster:

Alexandre Olivier Amice
Cesar Elie Azrak
Ian Robert Banks
Matthew Thomas Braddock
Urban Alexander Cornett
Jake Noble Drysdale
Andrew  Evans
Kyle Joseph V. Flores
Claudio Garcia
Sohan Arun Kancherla
Will James Koster
Sam  Lombardo
Alexander Joseph Lowell
Thomas Andrew Lowell
Ian C. McClellan
Andrew James Moen
James Bonneville O'Halloran
George Robert O'Sullivan
Brett William Phelan
John Pruett III
Agampreet S. Saluja
Mitchell Adam Schaedler
Tejas  Sekhar
Anurag Anand Terkonda
Timothy Thompson
Matthew Jacob Travers
Thomas Andrew Weiss
James Russell Wenzel
Connor Robert Wright
Saketh Reddy Yanamala

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