It was another successful two-week stretch for the Saint Pete High School Speech team, which took home top team honors at the Sibley East Invitational on March 10 and second at Medford Invitational on March 3.
The Saints’ Nora Leonard took home first-place honors at both meets in Poetry as did the SPHS tandem of Isaac Peterson and Sophia Lee in Duo. Lauren Mayer placed first in Drama at Medford and second in the same category at Sibley East, while Josh Ellerbeck placed first in Humorous at Sibley East and second at Medford.
The following are the results from the SPHS Speech team’s meets at Medford and Sibley East:
SIBLEY EAST MEET
Team standings (top 5 of 13) - 1. St. Peter 141; 2. Jordan 106; 3. Windom ARea 99; 4. Norwood-Young America (44); 5. Minnesota Valley Lutheran 36.
Creative Expression - 1. Penelope Panciera; 2. Mikinley Prafke; 6. Amelia Hildebrandt.
Drama - 2. Lauren Mayer.
Duo - 1. Isaac Peterson & Sophia Lee; Breeley Ruble & Megan Beran.
Extemporaneous Reading - 2. Morgaine Miller.
Extemporaneous Speaking - 1. Konrad Wernsing.
Great Speeches - 3. Aubry Landsom.
Discussion - 3. Sarah Busse.
Humorous - 1. Josh Ellerbeck.
Informative - 1. Eleanor Grinnell; 4. Rose Prins.
Original Oratory - 4. Vanessa Krueger; 6. Nils Berglund.
Poetry - 1. Nora Leonard; 5. Sky Gassman.
Prose - 4. Anders Taylor.
Storytelling - 6. McKenzie McCann; finalist - Liliana Hughes.
Team standings (top 5) - 1. Winona Cotter 127; 2. St. Peter 99; 3. Mankato Loyola 52; 4. Waterville-Elysian-Morristown 25; 5. Medford 24.
Creative Expression - 3. Mikinley Prafke; 5. Penelope Panciera.
Drama - 1. Lauren Mayer
Duo - 1. Sophia Lee & Isaac Peterson; 2. Josiah Johnson & Mara Johnson.
Extemporaneous Reading - 6. Megan Beran.
Extemporaneous Speaking - 2. Rafat Solaiman; 4. Konrad Wernsing.
Great Speeches - 1. Sammi Hofferbert; 6. Aubry Landsom.
Humorous - 2. Josh Ellerbeck.
Informative - 4. Eleanor Grinnell.
Poetry - 1. Nora Leonard; 2. Sky Gassman; 3. Sumeya Ali; 4. Sarah Fadness.
Prose - 6. Anders Taylor.
Storytelling - 4. Mckenzie McCann.
To follow the progress of the SPHS Speech team during the season go to http://www.speechwire.com/r-team.php?teamid=1986&seasonid=10 for complete results.