Hopkinton High Meets Laconia High

Granite State Challenge - Quarterfinals

(DURHAM, April 23, 2024) - Hopkinton High meets Laconia High in the last quarterfinal game on Granite State Challenge on Thursday, April 25, 2024, at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Playing for Hopkinton High are team captain and senior Adam Richter, senior Colton Murphy, senior Conrad Mollano, and senior Jackson Kovar. The team alternates are sophomore Fin Murphy and junior Flo Dapice. The team is coached by social studies teacher Liam Callahan. Hopkinton High enrolls around 297 students. Hopkinton High defeated 2018 champion Salem High on their way to the quarterfinals

Playing for Laconia High are team captain and senior Brody Rollins, along with seniors Reid Vaillancourt, James Horan, and Alex Richardson. The team alternates are seniors Wynter Murgatroy and Haley Cullen. Laconia is coached by social studies teacher Taylor Osborne, math teacher Susan Finch, and health and wellness teacher Keith Ball. Laconia High enrolls around 549 students. Laconia High defeated Inter-Lakes High on their way to the quarterfinals.

The winner of the game will move on to the semifinals where they will meet Plymouth Regional High in a game airing on Thursday, May 9 at 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 some of New Hampshire's brightest high school students 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 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 InsuranceD.F. Richard Energy, and HRCU.

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