Bishop Guertin Meets Plymouth Regional High Bobcats

Round One - Granite State Challenge

Tune in to Granite State Challenge Saturday, March 9 at 6:00 pm on NHPBS as the Bishop Guertin Cardinals out of Nashua meet the Plymouth Regional High Bobcats in Round One of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE.

Playing for the Bishop Guertin Cardinals are sophomore Nathan Brodeur, sophomore Amelia Ballingall, and senior Mary Duffy. The team's captain is junior Jack Groeneveld-Mejier, and the alternate is Geoffrey Zhang. The team is coached by Kathryn Gann.

The Plymouth Regional High Bobcats are represented by captain junior Rhys Harris, junior Michael Cathy, junior Erek Bickford, and junior Rhianna Herlihy. The alternates are Ben Kresge and Mason Earick. The team is coached by Jay Fogarty and Troy Harris.

The winner of this Round One game will face Exeter High in a quarterfinal match airing on Saturday, April, 13 @ 6 pm on NHPBS. 

The next Round One game airs Saturday, March, 16 @ 6 pm on NHPBS between the Academy of Science and Design and Nashua High South.

Here's a practice question to get you in the mood for the match-up. Complete the following proverb: A bad workman always blames his what?

Granite State Challenge features New Hampshire's top high school academic quiz teams as they demonstrate remarkable teamwork, quick thinking and smarts to beat the clock and buzz in first on this iconic New Hampshire game show. The game emphasizes quick recall of math, science, social studies, language arts, and fine arts facts—along with questions about current events, entertainment, sports and New Hampshire.

Granite State Challenge is funded by lead sponsor Unitil; with additional funding from NEA New Hampshire, Heinemann Publishing, New Hampshire Lottery, D.F. Richard Energy, HRCU,  Measured Progress, The NHHEAF Network Organization, Safety Insurance  and Super Sunday partner, Manchester Community College.

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