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BEHS Forensics Wins 2nd at Whitefish Bay Invitational

March 11, 2014

The Brookfield East H. S. (BEHS) forensics team placed 2nd behind James Madison Memorial (JMM) at the Whitefish Bay Invitational on Saturday March 8th. Despite a strong showing of 305 points, the Spartans could not overcome JMM’s impressive 346 point 1st place finish. 14 BEHS team members made it through to the power round in 9 categories. The team’s 1st place finishers included Archit Baskaran, Elizabeth Smurawa, and Andrew Kluck. The team did have its first triathlon finisher this season with Hannah Shepherd taking 2nd for triple entered competitors. “What a long day, but a good one!”, said head coach Katie McClellan in an email. See the complete results for the day below.

Team results:

1st Place: James Madison Memorial - 346 points
2nd Place: Brookfield East - 305 Points
3rd Place: Whitefish Bay - 298 Points

Individual results:

Triathalon (triple entry - @ least one speech and one interpretation event):
2nd: Hannah Shepherd

Finalist: Ashveer Singh

3rd: Nithin Alexander
Finalist: Will Bartkowski

Oral Interpretation of Literature (OIL):
Finalist: Heather Patterson

Oratorical Declamation:
3rd: Lisa Browne
Finalist: Alaina Beau

1st: Archit Baskaran

1st: Elizabeth Smurawa
3rd: Hannah Shepherd

1st: Andrew Kluck
2nd: Jonas DeMuri-Siliunas
Finalist: Trace Carrasco

Solo Humorous:
Finalist: Andrew Rusnak

Special Occasion:
3rd: Stephen Browne

Next tournament: Madison West Tournament on Saturday, March 15th, 2014

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