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Wildcats do well at Kalispell Kickoff tourney; third overall

| November 8, 2023 2:00 AM

The Columbia Falls speech and debate team took third overall and first among A schools at the  Kalispell Kickoff tourney at Glacier High School over the weekend.

The Wildcats racked up 119 sweeps points with Loyola coming in second in a tiebreaker against Frenchtown, both with 32 points. 

Overall, Columbia Falls was just behind Glacier with 224.5 sweeps points and Flathead with 162.5 points.

The Cats had two first-place finishers — Ruby Davis nailed a medal in Informative and Boone Shanks and Lauren Rogers took first in Policy Debate.

The Cats travel to Bozeman this weekend to face east side schools before the holiday break.

Also placing at Kalispell:

Kajsa Mohr and Lucas Counts, second Duo Interp

Eleanor Smiley, second Memorized Public Address

Eleanor Hollingsworth and Kynsleigh Gould, third Varsity Policy Debate

Carson Settles, third Informative

Kendal Moultray and Keira Northcutt, fourth Novice Policy Debate

Merell Cooley, fourth Memorized Public Address

Carson Settles and Reed Wollenzein, fifth Duo Interp

Kory Moran, sixth Humorous Interp

Ivy Salmon, seventh Novice Lincoln Douglas Debate

Quinn Caudle & Chris Daenzer, seventh Public Forum Debate

Makinzie Taylor, eighth Humorous Interp

Ruby Davis, eighth Impromptu