Pequot Lakes speech team competes in home meet

Seven Patriots placed in the meet

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The Pequot Lakes speech team. Front row, from left: Tabitha Kibwaa, Ryan Fritz, Veronica Broskovetz, Sammy McMahon and Avery Larson. Back row: Emma Hines, Amelia Reynolds, Hayden Sangren, Amani Kibwaa and Hannah Ellstrom. Not pictured: Lil Corbett, Cam Zinda, Keira Ellstrom and Makayla Thorson.

PEQUOT LAKES — The Pequot Lakes speech team competed Saturday, Jan. 28, at the Pequot Lakes "Not So" Early Bird Tournament.

More than 20 teams from both Class A and AA competed in the tournament.

Winning the tournament was the team from Mounds Park Academy, with Staples-Motley second and Little Falls third.

Placing for the Patriots were:

  • Drama: Sammy McMahon, first; Amani Kibwaa, fifth–Honor Final
  • Discussion: Veronica Broskovetz, second; Lil Corbett, second–Honor Final
  • Extemporaneous Speaking: Ryan Fritz, first–Honor Final; Tabitha Kibwaa, second–Honor Final
  • Prose: Tabitha Kibwaa, second–Honor Final
  • Informative: Avery Larson, fifth–Honor Final
  • Oratory: Amelia Reynolds, second–Honor Final
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