Paducah Middle Wins WKAA Middle School Academic Bowl
In morning pool play, Paducah Middle competed against Ballard County Middle School, Murray Middle School & Heath Middle School. The team lost the first two matches (Ballard & Murray) but beat Heath to finish with a 1-2 record in the pool.
Due to several ties in the pool, Paducah Middle earned a 2nd seed going in to the afternoon elimination rounds. In the first elimination match, Paducah faced Livingston County Middle School and won. The team moved on to play Lone Oak Middle, which has been a big rivalry. The team stuck together and pulled out a 17 point victory against the Flash. In the semi-finals, the team faced a very strong team from South Marshall Middle. Paducah had played South a few weeks ago and lost to them by 1 point on the 80th question of the match. The favor was returned to South as Paducah handed them a 1 point defeat on the 80th question of the match. Awaiting the team in the finals was Ballard County Middle. It was a very close match with Paducah pulling out a 2 point victory and winning the tournament.