## Most competitive state

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Fun? Maybe for you guys, but - well, just look at my location. The way Kansas is, you never know if a team will run away with a surprise win, but you don't know if you'll be that team, either. I guess we'll know soon enough.

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zyzzyva98 wrote:I figure there should be six to seven teams in the mix at Kansas, all with the potential to win state. (Some with better odds in my mind than others, but you never know what can happen- East proved that last year.) Anyone's game is right- should be fun.
It may seem a little biased, but id say the same for Division B out here. Div C is pretty much locked up and at best 2 teams are capable of winning, but especially if we get 2 spots at nationals IF somebody drops, there are really like 5-6 teams in the running.
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Georgia was surprisingly close this year.

The difference between 1st and 2nd
was less than 10 pts. We're of course still not very competitive on a State scale,

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If "competitive" is defined as having most rivalry between schools at State, Idaho could qualify. There are some schools who always do well at State and HATE each other. One of them usually won, and the other was obsessed about beating them. Also, since my school won last year, the former champion hates us too.

Idahoans, you know what I'm talking about.
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socal!
Troy pretty much elevates the entire region, with 8 national championships
North Hollywood is really good too
it's just that Troy is so good they always get edged out
their teams pretty much hate each other

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spikeytomato wrote:socal!
Troy pretty much elevates the entire region, with 8 national championships
North Hollywood is really good too
it's just that Troy is so good they always get edged out
their teams pretty much hate each other
Hate... I wouldn't go that far. Maybe really intense rivalry... then again sort of intense rivalry... okay no deep rivalry, other than trying to keep our title.
We're too lazy to hold real rivalries.
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illusionist wrote:I see you guys have forgotten Michigan?
Agreed- Our team and Laingsburg are arch-rivals!
I can tell, and this is my first year!

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LoopQuantumGravity wrote:If "competitive" is defined as having most rivalry between schools at State, Idaho could qualify. There are some schools who always do well at State and HATE each other. One of them usually won, and the other was obsessed about beating them. Also, since my school won last year, the former champion hates us too.

Idahoans, you know what I'm talking about.
^ This. It wasn't that bad in the C division, Mainly because my school didnt really have that much competition. But in B, its a completely different story. Congrats on winning last year though! That should be considered an accomplishment! Usually it's really hard to beat them, and sure enough, whenever someone does defeat them, it's like a declaration of war. It gets nasty.....
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Pleaseee!!!! Maine is easily the toughest state! Just goes to show how much respect H20VILLE deserves for 16 out of 17!

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