Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

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Which teams do you think will qualify? (Pick 2)

Shady Side
39
34%
Bala Cynwyd
34
30%
Strath Haven
30
26%
Hershey
2
2%
Whitehall-Coplay
3
3%
Greater Nanticoke
1
1%
J.T. Lambert
3
3%
Unami
1
1%
Welsh Valley
1
1%
Stroudsburg
1
1%
 
Total votes: 115

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Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by Helix_Nebula_Freak » January 10th, 2010, 1:58 pm

Thanks to gyourkoshaven for the list of teams! I'm truly sorry if we forgot anyone and no offense was intended.

I say Shady Side and Bala Cynwood, but I think Strath Haven looks pretty good right now. It's gonna be pretty close...
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by gyourkoshaven » January 10th, 2010, 3:22 pm

It's the top 10 from last year (Minus Sewickley, who was replaced by Stroudsburg).
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2008: Regionals-3, States-5
2009: Regionals-2, States-4
2010: Regionals-1, States-2, Nationals-19 :)
2011 (Co-captain): Regionals-1, States-1, Nationals-11 :D

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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by AlphaTauri » January 10th, 2010, 3:43 pm

My personal opinion is as follows:

Probability (out of 200%):
Shady Side- 100%- definitely going to nats
Bala Cynwyd- 65%- most likely going to nats
Strath Haven-32%- good chance they could upset BC
Hershey- 0.5%- aren't I so optimistic for my team?
Field- 2.5%- who knows?

Edit: Revised percents a little.
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by gyourkoshaven » January 10th, 2010, 4:35 pm

Mine:
Shady Side - 80%
Strath Haven - 60% (You thought I'd pick against myself?)
Bala Cynwyd - 50%
Whitehall-Coplay - 3%
Greater Nanticoke - 2.5%
J.T. Lambert - 2%
Hershey - 2%
Field - 0.5%
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2008: Regionals-3, States-5
2009: Regionals-2, States-4
2010: Regionals-1, States-2, Nationals-19 :)
2011 (Co-captain): Regionals-1, States-1, Nationals-11 :D

Nationals: Aquifers-37, Compute This-13, Dynamic Planet-25, Ecology-6, Experimental Design-7, Junkyard-33

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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by AlphaTauri » January 10th, 2010, 4:42 pm

AlphaTauri wrote:Hershey- 0.5%- aren't I so optimistic for my team?
gyourkoshaven wrote:Hershey - 2%
It's weird to see that people from other schools are more optimistic about my team than I am.

If I have time sometime soon (unlikely), I'll probably put up my probabilities list for all the teams on the poll instead of just the abbreviated version.
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by Helix_Nebula_Freak » January 10th, 2010, 4:54 pm

gyourkoshaven wrote:Strath Haven - 60% (You thought I'd pick against myself?)
In all honesty, you guys did pretty well at States last year. We (Shady Side) were commenting that the second place spot was pretty close between you guys, us, and Bala Cynwood. With Sewickley out of the picture, I think you guys have a pretty decent shot this year. How are you doing so far?
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by EastStroudsburg13 » January 11th, 2010, 2:41 pm

Can we change our picks after regionals? If one of the teams completely demolishes everyone else or, on the other side, does horribly, or doesn't even qualify, we need to be able to account for that.
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by nerdygrlz789 » January 12th, 2010, 11:39 am

Just saying, some teams haven't been to invitationals, or any other tournament. :) But thanks for organizing the poll Helix_Nebula_Freak!
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by crabnebula143 » January 17th, 2010, 6:54 am

I agree with nerdygrlz/eaststroudsburg, we'll probably have a better idea about how teams will do at states after solon and regionals. I believe Strath Haven is going to solon, please correct me if I'm mistaken.
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Post by JonnyC » January 17th, 2010, 7:35 am

Yeah, we(strath haven) are sending one team.

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