Tune in to Granite State Challenge Saturday, March 30 at 6:00 pm on NHPBS as Hanover High takes on Littleton High in the first game in the quarterfinals of GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE. The two teams from Grafton County played well in the first round. Hanover defeated Winnacunnet High and Littleton beat Bow High to secure their spots.
The Hanover Maurauders were only able to field a team of three for the quarterfinals. Playing for the Hanover High Marauders will be freshman Daniel Bender, senior Oliver Minshall, and captain Liam Szczepiorkowski. The team is coached by Bill Murphy.
The Crusaders of Littleton High are represented by captain junior Jenna Doucette, junior Marcos Silveira, senior Aidan Hastings, freshman Vincent Silva and alternates junior Naomi Nunez and junior Breanna Corliss. The team is coached by Charles Denny.
The winner of this quarterfinal game will face either Manchester Central High or Souhegan High in the semifinals. Manchester Central and Souhegan meet April 6 @ 6 pm on NHPBS.
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 Organizations, Safety Insurance and Super Sunday partner, Manchester Community College.
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