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

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)

Postby Helix_Nebula_Freak » Sun Jan 10, 2010 9:58 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)

Postby gyourkoshaven » Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:22 pm

It's the top 10 from last year (Minus Sewickley, who was replaced by Stroudsburg).
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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)

Postby AlphaTauri » Sun Jan 10, 2010 11:43 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)

Postby gyourkoshaven » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:35 am

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)

Postby AlphaTauri » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:42 am

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)

Postby Helix_Nebula_Freak » Mon Jan 11, 2010 12:54 am

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)

Postby EastStroudsburg13 » Mon Jan 11, 2010 10:41 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)

Postby nerdygrlz789 » Tue Jan 12, 2010 7:39 pm

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)

Postby crabnebula143 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:54 pm

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)

Postby JonnyC » Sun Jan 17, 2010 3:35 pm

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

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

Postby crabnebula143 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 3:42 pm

Awesome!! Have a great time!! Hope you do really well!! :D
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Postby SSANationalTeam1 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:40 pm

well now that solon is over, I think that it could be ssa and bala

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

Postby kp9ssa » Mon Feb 15, 2010 9:59 pm

i think we should still wait after regionals
States

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4th- Dynamic Planet
2nd- Water Quality
2nd- Write it Do it

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

Postby eyeball138 » Mon Feb 15, 2010 10:48 pm

I agree, kp9ssa. Regionals will tell us at least a little more information as to how each team is doing. Right now, almost every team in the state hasn't had a competition yet, so I don't think that ANY predictions can fairly be made.
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Re: Who's going to Nationals from PA? (B division)

Postby OtherWhiteMeat » Tue Feb 16, 2010 12:07 am

eyeball138 wrote:I agree, kp9ssa. Regionals will tell us at least a little more information as to how each team is doing. Right now, almost every team in the state hasn't had a competition yet, so I don't think that ANY predictions can fairly be made.


Except that the top three teams in this poll all have had a competition already, against each other.


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