Chipola Brain Bowl wins Gateway tournament

LAKE CITY—The Chipola College Brain Bowl Team won the Florida Gateway Invitational Oct. 1 in Lake City.

The Chipola team of Hunter Davis, Katie Everett and Alex Tharp finished the tournament with an 8-0 record to claim the title.

Chipola had three teams in the tournament. The team of Turner McCroan and Donavan Ebersole finished second overall with a 6-2 record. The team of Michael Young, Trey Rollins, Daniel Lewis and Ann Marie Brown finished in the top half with a 4-4 record.

Chipola players Turner McCroan, Hunter Davis, and Katie Everett finished first, second and third respectively in individual scoring. This is the first time Chipola has had three players finish as the top three scorers.

This was Chipola’s first tournament of the Fall season. Other schools in the tournament were Valencia, Central Florida, South Florida, Northwest Florida State, Santa Fe and Florida Gateway. Chipola’s next tournament is in Ocala on Oct. 21-22.

Pictured from left, are: the team of Hunter Davis, Katie Everett and Alex Tharp, along with Turner McCroan, top scorer in the tournament. 

Pictured from left, are: the team of Hunter Davis, Katie Everett and Alex Tharp, along with Turner McCroan, top scorer in the tournament.