2014-2015 Season Recap
After a week of fun and intense competition, the dust settled in Phoenix at TBQ Nationals and another season of NJ Teen Bible Quiz was etched into the history books. There is much to be proud of as we look back at this season. The following are some of the highlights.
Living Hope Worship Center – Swedesboro, NJ
After a second place finish at State Finals, Swedesboro competed at Regionals and received a wild card invitation to Nationals. They put forth an incredible effort all week, finishing fourth after competing in the FINAL Four elimination tournament on the final day of National Finals (only the second NJ team to ever finish this high. Chase Hill (6th) and Katrina Dowdy (12th) finished very high in the individual quizzer standings.
Bethany Church – Wyckoff, NJ
The two-time district champions (2014 & 2015) breezed through Regional finals and surged to their second consecutive top 10 finish at Nationals in Phoenix. Gabriel Flores (10th) and Tyler Adelmann (16th) led the team in scoring, while Tyler also won the Quoting Bee (think spelling bee, but having to quote verses perfectly) and received a college scholarship for doing so.
Vailsburg A/G – Newark, NJ
The young team from Vailsburg received a wild card bid to nationals, where they came from relative obscurity to finish 16th in the nation. First year A League quizzer Chad Sederwall paced the team with a 23rd place individual finish.
NJ had 3 teams in the top 16 in the entire nation. This was a banner year for NJ TBQ and we look forward to more success in the future. Coaches and quizzers, thank you for your tireless work and dedication. You are impacting far more than you know!