The Sartell Knowledge Bowl will compete for statewide honors April 10-11 at Cragun’s Resort near Brainerd.
The five-member team placed second March 20 during the regional meet at Celebration Lutheran Church in Sartell.
Coached by teacher Luke Walker, the varsity team is comprised of Sam Chappel, Adam Dullinger, Curt Koopmeiners, Gopi Ramanathan and Quinn Skoog.
Buffalo placed first at the regional meet, with 122.5 points. Sartell was second with 115 points. Those two will be in the larger-schools division at the state meet. In the smaller-school category at the regional meet, St. John’s Prep was first with 107 points and Albany second with 106 points. Buffalo, with 107.5 points, will also go to the meet because it had the next overall high score among the 18 teams that competed.
The rigorous Knowledge Bowl competition at Celebration involved a written round of 60 questions and five oral rounds of 45 questions.