Sutter Debaters Head for NorCal Championship

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After their most prolific year ever in the Capitol Region Debate League (including sweeping top honors at the league finals), the Sutter Debate Team placed very well at the National Middle School Debate Finals at Claremont McKenna College in Los Angeles on April 21. The team took top honors as Best in League for their performance as a school team. From the 90 teams and 270 competitors at the tournament, the team of Sarah Whipple, Inga Manticas and Nate Fleming placed fifth overall with a 4-1 record. The team of Evan Drukker-Schardl, Chloe Craig and Shaina Zuber also medaled at 28th place.

Individually, Inga Manticas placed 24th overall, while Sarah Whipple took second place in the tournament. Sutter debaters will be competing in the NorCal Debate Championships on May 12.