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 Post subject: New Trier Varsity, 12/23
PostPosted: Sat Dec 23, 2017 9:07 pm 

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Miami Valley competed today at the Uber-Competitive division of the New Trier Varsity Tournament in Winnetka, Illinois. The tournament ran on the WAO II college set and had a small field of 8 teams. In the round robin, we defeated St. Joseph (IN), Barrington, Homewood-Flossmoor, Sandburg, and Fremd before losing to Latin by 5 points on the last question. We then beat Auburn 145-135 and Latin lost to Fremd, making a final necessary. We lost to Auburn 140-250 for 2nd place and a record of 6-2.

Auburn was definitely the strongest team in the Uber division, and Ethan Strombeck was the best player by far. His auditory fine arts knowledge is easily some of the best I have ever seen. Due to the high difficulty of the set, games were pretty slow and low scoring, but it was a fun and challenging experience for everyone. Readers were great and the tournament ran smoothly. We look forward to returning to high school-difficulty questions in January. Uber stats are posted below.

John John Groger
Miami Valley '20
(Usually the one posting)

William Groger
Miami Valley '21
2017 Middle School Player of the Year

PostPosted: Mon Dec 25, 2017 4:14 pm 
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Way to represent Ohio. Having read for them at HSNCT, I will echo what you said, Ethan is a fantastic player and Auburn is a great team.

Bob Kilner
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Former Coach, Garfield Heights HS (2001-2008)
Coach, North High School (2015-19)
Kent State '06 / Boise State '10

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