Plymouth Regional High Meets Salem High

Granite State Challenge - Round One

(DURHAM, February 28, 2023) - Plymouth Regional High meets Salem High in game five in the first round of Granite State Challenge on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Captain and senior Dash Ough, junior Khalil Dakhlia, senior Natalie Boyer, and sophomore Reagan Sutherland are playing for Plymouth Regional High. The team alternates are seniors Jason Vuong, Alex Luehrs, and Trevor. The team is coached by Jay Fogarty and Troy Harris. Plymouth Regional High enrolls around 647 students from Plymouth, Ashland, Holderness, Campton, Rumney, Wentworth, Warren, Ellsworth, Waterville Valley, and Thornton. 

Playing for Salem High are Captain and senior Luke Bottomley along with seniors Grace Quimby, Mohammad Abu-Ghosh, and Jess Kamal. The team alternates are junior Kelsey McGibbon and seniors Sara Watanabe and Lizzy Jackson. The team is coached by Bernard Campbell. Salem High School enrolls around 1,250 students.

The winner of the game will move on to the quarterfinals where they will meet the winner of the next Round One Game between Bow High School and Mascoma High School airing on Thursday, March 9 @ 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Hosted by Bow High School teacher and former Granite State Challenge coach (Bedford High), contestant (Belmont High), and Granite State Challenge crew member, Jon Cannon, 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, The New Hampshire Lottery, D.F. Richard Energy, Cognia, and HRCU.

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