VG Scholastic Bowl wins Illinois Masonic Academic Challenge state title

By Tony Hooker
The magical 2020 Scholastic Bowl season for Villa Grove high school continued on Saturday, March 7, when they went 7-0 to Claim the Illinois Masonic Academic Challenge state title.

The day began with a 200-120 win over Warrensburg Latham.  The second round saw them defeat United 140 to 80.  Edwards County was no match in the third round, falling 160-60.  New Berlin put up a solid fourth round challenge before fall 200-170, and the Blue Devils wrapped up preliminary competition with a 150-90 win over Fisher

The Blue Devils opened the playoff round with a 140-70 win over Galena, and wrapped up the state title by defeating Edwards County once more in the championship match by a score of 180-100.  

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