Speech takes 2nd at divisional

The Whitefish speech and debate team took second place at the divisional tournament Saturday in Columbia Falls.

The Whitefish Bulldog speech and debate team had a solid performance last weekend at the Class A divisional tournament taking second place.

Whitefish finished second with 118 sweeps points. Columbia Falls earned first with 299 points.

The Bulldogs were lead by several strong performances. Sophomore Naya Brigette was the divisional champion in dramatic interpretation.

Whitefish heads to the Class A state tournament this weekend in Laurel.

Individual results:

Humorous oral interpretation: 3. Jasmine Reese, 13. Max Grimes

Dramatic interpretation: 1. Naya Brigette, 9. Regan Tintzman

Informative: 3. Teigen Tremper, 6. Regan Tintzman, 8. Adia Saurey

Extemporaneous: 4. Makkie Haller, 8. Zach Ade, 10. Josephine Vardel

Impromptu: 2. Teigen Tremper, 4. Makkie Haller, 11. Jessica Henson

Oratory: 2. Aidan Reid, 5. Grace Benkelman, 6. Luiz Ruiz

Memorized public address: 6. Lucy Heutmaker, 9. Zach Ade

Public forum debate: 4. Zoe Dugan and Seth Carmichael, 6. Cody Casazza and Mary Hooks, 9. Bailey McCann and Mirielle Kreuger

Policy debate: 6. Ian Caltabiano and Zach Kasselder, 7. Abby Lowry and Douglas Mercer

Lincoln-Douglas debate: 2. Lilly Butts, 3. Kelsey Macdonald, 9. Rally Belcher

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