The Chequamegon High School Quiz Bowl Team claimed the second place trophy during their participation in the CESA12 Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament, on Wednesday. In the double-elimination competition, they started with an early loss to Ashland. They were able to able to rally together, and went on to defeat Bayfield, Drummond, Northwoods (Minong), South Shore, and Superior before yielding to Maple in the finals. This comeback follows an early exit from the same tournament the previous year. Team members consist of Joe Balsavich, Kevin Chao, Draven Ensor, Ashley Hilgart, Blake Karnick, Shea Mineau, Audrina Morris, and Noah Peterson.
Television station Fox 21 out of Duluth covered the event for their broadcast. The story can be seen HERE.