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It’s Academic Defeats Old Mill and Carver Center

Words: Vaishnavi Mahalingam

On Saturday, October 24, the Centennial It’s Academic TV team defeated Old Mill and Carver Center 655 points to 435 and 320, respectively. The TV team consisted of captain and senior Gary Tse (who returns after his Superbowl-winning performance last May), senior Kevin Costello, and junior Siri Neerchal. On January 9, 2016, the tournament will air at 10 A.M. on channel 13, WJZ TV CBS Baltimore.

The team’s next TV taping for the first playoff game will begin on March 1. They have many upcoming competitions, including the Georgetown University Invitational on Halloween and the History Bowl at St. Anselm’s Abbey School in November.

In the largest regional tournament in the country, Centennial will host over 80 teams on Sunday, November 8.

It’s Academic is grateful for the performance on TV by Centennial’s Drill team, who is reliable and professional. It’s Academic thanks the administrators, especially Assistant Principal Andie Roberson who appeared on the TV show, and the Centennial Boosters.

“This level of success would be impossible without their financial support,” director Eric Seifter commented.

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It’s Academic

On Saturday, February 28th the Centennial It’s Academic TV team of senior and captain Ryan Heslin, Senior Anant Mishra, and Junior Gary Tse won their It’s Academic TV taping at WJZ TV studios . The score was Centennial  700 points,  Mount de Sales 395 points and Perry Hall 380 points.  The Centennial team will now proceed to the semi-finals which will be taped on Saturday May 9th.  You can watch the Centennial victory on April 18th at 10 am on channel 13.
On Sunday, March 1st the Centennial Varsity and JV teams braved the elements to attend the state finals for HSAPQ at College Park.  The Centennial A team of Ryan Heslin, Weijia Cheng, Gary Tse, and Jason Li won the state finals going undefeated 9 and 0, while the JV team of Siri Neerchal, Sahil Saini, Rohan Laljani, Jakob, Boeye, William He and Steen Alme, came in 2nd place in the tournament beating Churchill and C Milton Wright.  The JV team was 2 and 1 against Churchill, and 3 and 0 against C Milton Wright, both Varsity teams. For HSAPQ, we are now the Maryland State Champions for both the Varsity Team and the JV Team for 2015.
We are very proud of our victories this weekend.  Thank you to the parents who were willing to drive despite the inclement weather. Thanks to Mrs. West for attending the taping and the Drill Team for performing on the TV show.
Words submitted by Eric Seifter, Coach
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