Kayly Kassab & Max Wilcoxson were victorious in Pacific Coast Debate League Tournament #5, held February 23 at Oakland’s Bishop O’Dowd High School. Kassab & Wilcoxson ended the terrific performance of Lindemuth & Nieters on a 3-0 ballot in the final round. Lindemuth & Nieters had run the table during prelims, turning in a perfect 5-0 performance and dropping Bell & Elenteny (3-1 in prelims) on a 3-0 in semis. Kassab & Wilcoxson ended prelims with a 4-1 record and dropped Richards & Sundar in semis before securing their championship.
There were several non-breaking teams with winning records. Krause & Bateman, Kuiper Rauch & Yegian, and Rosenkrans & Yao all finished prelims with 3-2 records.
Hannah Elenteny was the tournament’s top speak, followed by Vashe Sundar, Johnny Nieters, Sylvie Richrds, and Jesse Lindemuth.