February 12, 2009
Tiger Quiz Bowlers Open Season With Victories
Scotland County’s Campus Bowl squads opened their dual meet season with away victories over Canton last Thursday.
The Varsity edged Canton, 150-130, pulling away at the end in a hard fought match. The Tigers trailed after the first quarter, 40-30, but managed to take a five point lead into halftime, 75-70. The see saw game saw Canton regain the lead, 110- 105, after three quarters before Scotland County outscored Canton 45 to 20 in the final stanza.
Senior captain Christina Duzan led the way for the Tigers by answering six toss-ups correctly. She was followed by sophomore Augusta Purvis who correctly answered three toss-ups. The margin of victory was solidified by 25 team bonus points in the last quarter.
Scotland County’s junior high quiz bowlers coasted to their victory with an impressive 255-155 shelling of Canton. The Tigers held an 80-0 lead after one quarter and led 135-25 at halftime and 165-75 after three quarters.
Five Tigers aided in answering toss-ups, led by Thomas Shannan with nine and Joshua Keller with six. Scotland County outscored Canton 18 to 8 in tossups.