(DURHAM, March 25, 2020) –Tune in to NHPBS Saturday, March 28 at 6:00 pm as the Falcons of Bow High take on the Wildcats of Fall Mountain Regional High in the final first-round game of Granite State Challenge.
The Falcons of Bow High are represented by captain Captain Justin Murphy, Aaron Burkett, Madeline Lessard, and Colin Bayer along with alternates Connor Griffin and Jacob McDaniel. The team is coached by Michelle Hlavaz. Bow High is located in Merrimack Country and has an enrollment of around 625 students.
Playing for the Fall Mountain Regional High Wildcats are captain Morgan Snelling, Brendan Regean, Jake Bradley, Gabrielle Klema joined by alternates Marcus Flynn and Isabell Bushway. The team is coached by Nick Belsky. Fall Mountain Regional High is located in Langdon in Sullivan County. It enrolls around 465 students and serves the towns of Langdon, Acworth, Alstead, Charlestown, and Walpole.
The winner of the match will face Exeter High in the quarterfinals.
Granite State Challenge games were pre-recorded in January.
Granite State Challenge is funded by lead sponsor Unitil; with additional funding from NEA New Hampshire, Safety Insurance, New Hampshire Lottery, Heinemann Publishing, Cognia, HRCU, and Manchester Community College.
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.
You can follow your favorite team, test your own knowledge with GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE online quizzes, and more at the GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE web page or try your hand at daily brainteasers on the GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE Facebook page.
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