Published DateDURHAM — Plymouth Regional High School's Granite State Challenge team scored a 325 to 275 victory over Manchester Central in the program broadcast by N.H. Public Television on Sunday night and will now face Hanover in the next week's finale.
The school was represented by captain Kate Brownstein, Jordan Brownstein, Jade McLaughlin, and Aaron Scheinman, and led by coach Jay Fogarty.
The Granite State SuperChallenge match will air on May 19th at 6:30 p.m. All GSC matches are available online to watch anytime.
The popular quiz contest began the season with 16 Granite State high school teams battling toward the coveted SuperChallenge title and brainy bragging rights.
On May 26 at 6:30 p.m., the winner of Granite State SuperChallenge will compete against the winner of WGBH's High School Quiz Show in the first Granite State/Bay State Governor's Cup Challenge match.
It takes a winning combination of knowledge, teamwork, grace under pressure, and a quick buzzer reflex to play Granite State Challenge. The show brings New Hampshire's top high school academic teams head-to-head in lively competition. The game emphasizes quick recall of factual material in all major disciplines - math, science, social studies, language and fine arts - along with a mix of questions about current events, entertainment, sports, and regional topics. Host Jim Jeannotte poses the Challenge questions to the teams; Lori Warriner interviews team members.
Each of the four team members and the alternates of the winning Granite State SuperChallenge team will receive a $1,000 award from the NHHEAF Network/ I Am College Bound.org program. The winning school also receives $1,000 and a trophy, and the runner-up school receives $500.