2015-2016 Season Recap
After a week of fun and intense competition in Springfield, MO, the sun set on National Finals, as well as another season of NJ Teen Bible Quiz. 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 dethroning the 2-time defending champs (Bethany-Wyckoff) at State Finals, Swedesboro competed at Regionals and received a wild card invitation to Nationals. They put forth an gritty effort all week, winning some heart-stopping close matches and finishing as the 9th place team in the nation. Katrina Dowdy achieved a personal best finish of 7th place individually
Bethany Church – Wyckoff, NJ The two-man team, led by senior, Gabriel Flores, finished 2nd at State Finals and 7th at Regionals, receiving a bid to National Finals. Although a few close losses in the prelim rounds denied them a chance to compete in the top 20 (Championship) bracket, Bethany dominated the 21-40 (Challenger) bracket, reeling off 15 straight wins and finishing as the first place overall team. Gabriel Flores finished as the 1st place individual scorer in the bracket.
Honorable Mentions: Congratulations to the teams from Metuchen A/G (Metuchen) and Fountain of Life Center (Burlington) for competing at their first national finals. Both put forward good showings and will be watched with anticipation as they build on their solid seasons!