Fall Mountain Regional High Meets St. Thomas Aquinas High

Granite State Challenge - Round One

(DURHAM, February 14, 2023) - Fall Mountain Regional High meets St. Thomas Aquinas High in game three in the first round of Granite State Challenge on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at 7:30 pm on NHPBS.

Playing for Fall Mountain are captain and senior Edward Gowdy, seniors Grace St. Pierre and Kaleb Houle-Lawrence, and sophomore Braydon Patch. The team alternates are juniors, Quinn O'Connor and Braydon Lockhart. The team is coached by Nick Belsky. Fall Mountain Regional High is located in Langdon, New Hampshire, and enrolls 496 students from the towns of Langdon, Acworth, Alstead, Charlestown, and Walpole.

Playing for St. Thomas are Captain and senior Luke Monteiro, junior Cade Murphy, sophomore Charlie Monteiro, and freshman Amelia Monteiro. The team alternates are senior Ally Latsilnik and junior Merrill Tode. The team is coached by Katie Graham. St. Thomas Aquinas High is located in Dover, NH, and enrolls around 391 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 Hopkinton High and defending champion Portsmouth High. That game airs on Thursday, February 23 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 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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