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Re: Predictions

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » April 28th, 2012, 4:34 pm

Well, I personally expect Solon, Centerville, Harriton, New Trier Winnetka, West Windsor Plainsboro, LASA, and probably Troy to do well this year in C.
And Solon, Marie Murphy, Daniel Wright, Magsig, Muscatel, Winston Churchill, and Strath Haven to do well in B.

In SoCal, I would say there are maybe 3 National level teams in B division (Muscatel, Mesa Verde, and Carmel Valley, maybe Black Mountain), and 4-5 in C division (Troy, Canyon Crest, North Hollywood, Arcadia, and Northwood). They all could probably place in top 10-15; I doubt if that many other teams could.
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Re: Predictions

Postby Mr Sarcastic » April 28th, 2012, 4:44 pm

Yes, but the top 4 or 5 teams in SoCal are national-worthy(like top half), except for the fact that Muscatel wins every year.
Define "national-worthy". Does that mean top 10?
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Re: Predictions

Postby tornado guy » April 28th, 2012, 6:14 pm

Solon's going to take first in B and C again this year :shock:
I'm not even so sure that Solon might take the B Division. I know, shocking. I think it might actually be Muscatel Middle School, considering their amazing showing at the SoCal State competition. They placed in every single event, literally, ending up with an astounding 52 points. The second place school didn't even come close; they were 80 points behind, and they are a good school as well.
Beckendorff JH in Texas did the same...although we ended up with 50 points. Maybe that's just because Texas isn't as competitive though.
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Re: Predictions

Postby knittingfrenzy18 » April 29th, 2012, 2:39 pm

I don't expect much from my own team, and neither do I decently know any history of Nationals except for what I read.

However, we landed a 68 points at State, winning over second place which had 69.
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Re: Predictions

Postby haverstall » April 30th, 2012, 9:59 am

Not to rain on everyone's parade, but having a large margin of points between 1st and 2nd might just mean lesser competition. Not saying that the 2nd place team isn't good, but sometimes, you just do very well. Still, this year seems to be a good one competitively.
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Re: Predictions

Postby jcreeps27 » April 30th, 2012, 5:46 pm

i honestly really want to see somebody besides Solon win in at least one division, if not both. It doesn't even have to be my team. that would be great though :lol: I hope we can maybe get top ten though.*knock on wood* jk I'm not superstitious at all.

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Re: Predictions

Postby havenbreadfish » May 1st, 2012, 12:39 pm

i honestly really want to see somebody besides Solon win in at least one division, if not both. It doesn't even have to be my team. that would be great though :lol: I hope we can maybe get top ten though.*knock on wood* jk I'm not superstitious at all.
Solon doesent win the C div...
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Re: Predictions

Postby foreverphysics » May 1st, 2012, 12:44 pm

They did last year. Beat Centerville by 6 points, who is also from Ohio. So let's just say that we want a state other than Ohio to win the National Championships, yeah?
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Re: Predictions

Postby havenbreadfish » May 1st, 2012, 1:06 pm

Ahh yes. Kind of forgot :p
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Re: Predictions

Postby ptkid » May 1st, 2012, 1:07 pm

Can someone make the prediction contest? Louisuana state resukts are here http://www2.selu.edu/orgs/lsso/
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