The Mt. Lake Christian Speech Team competed at MSU on Saturday, Feb. 23. They won the competition coming in first place and bringing home the Small School Sweeps Trophy.
Small school is defined as 20 or fewer entries. MLC had 11 entries. As a team, MLC earned eight firsts in preliminary rounds which added to a total team score of 73.
Individual Varsity results:
Davis Harder (Mt. Lake) fourth place prose
Elijah Stoesz (Mt. Lake) fourth place info and fourth place great speeches
Alex Hu (Mt. Lake exchange student from Taiwan) third place info
Caitlyn Smith (St. James) sixth place extemporaneous speaking
James Hamm (St. James) seventh place humor
Individual Novice results:
Josh Raabe (Mt. Lake) third place novice
Also competing were Rachelle Adrian and Ben Mayo.
The Junior High speech team will compete on Thursday, Feb. 28, at St. Peter.
Next Varsity tournament is at Fairmont High School on Saturday, March 2.