Written by Hillsboro Free Press Tuesday, 12 February 2013 11:39
The Goessel Scholars Bowl team captured third place Saturday at the Class 1A Division I state tournament at Flinthills High School. The team collected four wins and one loss in the preliminary rounds, propelling them to the finals. The team then posted a 3-2 record in the championship rounds. The tiebreaker system awarded Goessel the third-place trophy. Coach Wes Schmidt-Tieszen and assistant coach Gina Bergen provided mentoring on Saturday and all season. Pictured above (from left) are Schmidt-Tieszen, Jo Hoffman, Mark Schmidt, Ben Wiens, Heath Goertzen, Bjorn Schumann, David Hesse and Bergen.