1998 NSC Results

1998 PACE NSC
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
June 19-20, 1998
NSC Program

Champion:
State College Area High School
State College, PA

Mike Chiswick-Patterson
Aaron Lichtig
Jacob Mikanowski
Cathy Vrentas
Coach: Julie Gittings
Coach: Debbie Wells

Runner-up:
Henry Ford High School
Sterling Heights, MI

Nathan Belanger
Greg Brault
Chris Galeczka
Jeff Meyers
Hieu Nguyen
Coach: Mark Mikel
Coach: Jamie Brault

Semifinalist:
Copley High School
Copley, OH

Edward Chang
Brandon Eilertson
Jeff Ellis
Jeff Kroeger
Molly Regennitter
Coach: Sue Korosa
Coach: Alice Rote

Semifinalist:
Gonzaga College High School
Washington, DC

Robert Arevalo
Vincent Diamante
Andrew Pomerance
Justin Sausville
Coach: Father Ken Meehan

All-Star Team:
Mike Chiswick-Patterson
Brandon Eilertson
Jason Fanselau
Chris Galeczka
Vinita Kailasnath
Justin Sausville
Martin Sheehan
Katie Taylor


State College Area HS
Copley HS
Santa Fe HS
Henry Ford II HS
Eleanor Roosevelt HS
Gonzaga College HS
Aiken HS
Paul Dorman HS

Finals:

In the first ever PACE National Scholastics Championship, held at Case Western Reserve University, State College A ran out to a 150-0 lead five questions into finals en route to a 460-195 victory over Henry Ford II. Henry Ford II (12-2) had handed State College A (12-1) its only loss in the last playoff round.

Semifinals:

State College A edged Gonzaga (10-2) 300-260 in one semifinal while Henry Ford II pulled off a 290-240 victory over Copley (10-2).

Consolation Bracket:

The Governor’s School for Government and International Studies (later to be named for Maggie Lena Walker) got past North Kansas City 290-270. North Kansas City (5-5) had punched its ticket to the finals with a 330-230 win over St. Charles Preparatory (5-4) while the Governor’s School (6-3-1) slipped past Rockville (5-4) by a 300-290 margin in its semifinal game.

Tournament Statistics: