| |ACCOMPLISHMENTS ABOUND FOR RQB IN 2005-2006
JV team competes for the first time; 27 wins for varsity a new school mark
Posted Sunday, April 30
A team comprised almost entirely of sophomores
makes two tournament championship games. A program of five
players in 2004-2005 increases its size to include 12 players and a JV
team. These are just two of the many accomplishments that
Robinson Quiz Bowl achieved in 2005-2006.
In 2005-2006, Robinson Quiz Bowl completely rewrote the entire record
book in the program's second year of non-Library competition.
Among those accomplishments:
- 27 wins
- three top-three tournament finishes
- three individual top-ten scorers
- nine individual 50-point games (Cannon 3, Mace 3, Pfeffer 2, Schrader 1)
Other highlights for the year:
- October 29 - The varsity team records a shutout against Lee Senior, 175-0.
- November 19 - The varsity team places third at the Raider
Academic Challenge after failing to even make the playoffs a year
earlier. John Mace sets a school record by scoring 36.7 points
- January 7 - Robinson sophomores Dorothy Schrader, Allie
Pfeffer, John Mace, and Gray Cannon appear on WRAL-TV's Brain Game -
the first televised match in school history.
- February 4 - Robinson hosts the inaugural Robinson Invitational, won by Fort Mill (S.C.).
- February 11 - Robinson's JV team, in its second tournament
of the year, wins its first game over Millbrook at the No-Buzzer Bowl
- February 18 - Robinson's varsity team makes its first
championship game at the North Lincoln Knowledge Bowl. They lost
125-30 to North Lincoln.
- March 18 - Allie Pfeffer sets a school record with a 70-point game against Millbrook.
- April 29 - The varsity and JV teams place 2nd and 3rd in
the state's JV division at NCOAST. Allie Russell becomes the
first freshman ever to compete for Robinson, starting for JV in the