The Coffeyville Community College quiz bowl team continued its string of impressive performances with the latest occurring on Dec. 2 at the Cowley Snow Bowl. The Red Ravens placed second out of 12 teams competing, losing just the tournament championship match to Johnson County.
The Ravens began tournament play by defeating the Garden City "C" team, 330-170. The Ravens then handled the Redlands "B" team, 350-60. The Ravens then won five more matches over Cowley "A" (350-40), Garden City "A" (300-150), Cloud County (280-210), Redlands "A" (350-140) and Cloud County again (330-90). Those seven wins placed Coffeyville in the championship match; however, the Cavaliers defeated the Ravens 340-120.
Isaiah Evensvold and Karl Wittenburg both answered 23 toss-up questions during the tournament to place fourth overall individually. Dylon Villines answered 12 toss-ups to place 10th individually. Harlene Alford also competed for the Ravens. All four Ravens competing are sophomores.