ConVal Regional Meets Portsmouth

Granite State Challenge - Quarterfinals

(DURHAM, April 12, 2022) - Tune in on Saturday, April 16 at 6 pm on NHPBS for the third game in the quarterfinal round in the 40th season of Granite State Challenge between ConVal Regional High and Portsmouth High.

Playing for ConVal are captain and senior Meara McClusky and seniors Leah Krason, Kendall Larson, and Sam Rousseau. They are joined by alternates seniors Elijah White and Gwyneth Inglis. The team is coached by Chris Heider and Eric Bowman. ConVal Regional High enrolls 737 students and is located in Peterborough. It serves the towns of Antrim, Bennington, Dublin, Francestown, Greenfield, Hancock, Peterborough, Sharon, and Temple. 

Playing for Portsmouth High are captain and senior Francis Powell, seniors Rio Marcus and Josie Sedam, junior Nick Dahlen, and alternate senior Karina Havaleshko. Portsmouth High is coached by Hannah Dul and enrolls 1,084 students from Rye, Newcastle, Newington, Greenland, and Portsmouth.

The winner of the match will face either Manchester Central or Londonderry High in the semifinal round.

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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