The Hillsboro High School Scholars’ Bowl varsity team placed second out of 12 teams Dec. 17 at Smoky Valley High School in Lindsborg.
Team members were Robert Jost, Greta Kliewer, Clinton Schneider and Hannah Shope.
In pool play, Hillsboro defeated Halstead 90-5, Canton-Galva 70-20, Sacred Heart 60-40, Solomon 70-20 and Hesston 90-10.
Hillsboro defeated Marion 60-25 in the semifinals, then lost to Wichita East 35-50 in the finals.
The Hillsboro team in the freshmen-sophomore division finished with a 3-2 record.
In pool play, Hillsboro defeated Halstead 40-30, Sacred Heart 55-30 and Solomon 50-20, and lost to Canton-Galva 20-40 and Hesston 15-45.
Team members were Carissa Bartel, Ben Bosworth, Amanda Faber and David Vogel.