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Pacheco, Howell lead way at Paola

The Spring Hill Debaters who competed at the Paola Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 7. Spring Hill's Debate team had a strong showing at the Paola Invitational Debate Tournament Oct. 7. 

Leading the way were the duo of Max Pacheco and Kailey Howell, who went 4-1 and placed 7th in the Open Division. Seniors Adiel Garcia and Luke Torrez went 3-2 and placed 10th in the open division. 

Also competing in the open division were: 

• Ben Beckwith (senior) and Will Hutchcraft (sophomore)

• Noah Kinyon and Hayden Thomason (juniors)

• Savannah Bard (senior) and Ashlynn Smith (sophomore)

In the JV Division, Jackson Roberts and Jace Belcher finished 2-3. 

In the Novice Division, Nic Terblanche and Payton Sibert, also freshmen, also went 2-3. 

The Broncos' next Debate tournament is Oct. 14 in Baldwin City. 

Full results:

Open Division

Howell, Pacheco — 4-1 (7th)

Garcia, Torrez — 3-2 (10th)

Kinyon, Thomason — 1-4 (19th)

Beckwith, Hutchcraft — 1-4 (20th)

Bard, Smith — 0-5 (21st)

JV Division

Belcher, Roberts — 2-3 (9th)

Novice Division

Terblanche, Sibert — 2-3 (15th)