The Mathews High School Scholastic Bowl and forensics teams are both moving on in post-season competition this weekend.
The Scholastic Bowl team is entered as the top-seeded team in Saturday’s state tournament at the College of William and Mary, while the forensics team will be competing the same day for the Region A title at West Point High School.
On Feb. 4, the MHS Scholastic Bowl team competed at the regional tournament. The team won first place for the first time in the past six years. This victory followed the team’s first-place finish at the Tidewater District tournament and second place in the regular season.
Scholastic Bowl is an academic competition that tests knowledge of history, science, math, current events and pop culture. It consists of two toss-up rounds and one round of questions directed to each team.
Mathews High School has had a stellar season. They had a regular season record of 6-2 and then coasted through the district tour...
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