Exeter Blue Hawks Face Plymouth Bobcats

Granite State Challenge - Round One

(DURHAM, APRIL 22, 2021) – Tune in to NHPBS Saturday, April 24 at 6:00 pm as the Blue Hawks of Exeter High take on the Bobcats of Plymouth Regional High on Granite State Challenge.

Playing for the Exeter Bobcats are Captain Sonia Russell, Pascal Young, Kyle Ropp, Cerys Forster, and alternate Finn Scease. The team is coached by Aaron Blais. Exeter High, located in Exeter, NH in Rockingham County, enrolls around 1,685 students and serves the towns of Exeter, Brentwood, Kensington, East Kingston, Newfields, and Stratham.

The Bobcats of Plymouth Regional High are represented by Captain Mason Earick, Connie Kim, Cade Earick, Khalil Dakhlia, and alternates Katherine Luehrs, and Natalie Boyer. The team is coached by Jay Fogarty. Plymouth Regional High is located in Plymouth, NH in Grafton County. It serves the towns of Plymouth, Ashland, Holderness, Campton, Rumney, Wentworth, Warren, Ellsworth, Waterville Valley, and Thornton and has an enrollment of around 674 students.

The winner of the match will move on to the quarterfinals where they will face Merrimack High on 5/29 @ 6:30 pm on NHPBS.

*Granite State Challenge games were pre-recorded in March.

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 hands at daily brainteasers on the GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE Facebook page.

GRANITE STATE CHALLENGE is funded by lead sponsor Unitil; with additional funding from NEA New Hampshire, Safety Insurance, New Hampshire Lottery, D.F. Richard, Cognia, and HRCU.

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