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East Chapel Hill Captures WRAL Brain Game Championship

posted May 17, 2017, 5:37 AM by Ashley McBride   [ updated May 17, 2017, 5:38 AM ]
We are pleased to announce that a team from East Chapel Hill High has been crowned 2017 Brain Game champions.  This WRAL-sponsored contest began with 36 teams. In the opening round, East Chapel Hill High scored 569 points to defeat Northwood (300) and Rolesville (380) to advance to the playoffs, which began in February. East Chapel Hill High won its first playoff game with a score of 525, topping Longleaf School of the Arts (280) and Cape Fear Christian (160). In April, East Chapel Hill High defeated Raleigh Charter 888 to 420, advancing to the Final Four. In May, East Chapel Hill High beat Nash Central 461 to 260, and qualified for the championship game. On May 13, East Chapel Hill High squared off against Enloe High, and pulled out an impressive 777 to 440 victory. The team is coached by Brian Link and contains the following members: Daniel Cronin, Nikkhil Niranjan, Nick Parker, Vincent Du, Lindsay Nottingham and Sophie Cronin. Mark Roberts will be at the school on May 25 to present the award. Congratulations to everyone involved...Way to go, Wildcats! 

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