MHS Quiz Bowl team places second at Drake

The Marshalltown High School Quiz Bowl team finished second at the Drake Bulldog Bowl Saturday, Feb. 18, in Des Moines.

The team, comprised of seniors Brennan Goodman and Jon Overton, junior Joe Metzger, and sophomore Ben Anzis finished with a 9-1 record, losing just one match to the eventual winner, West Des Moines Valley A.

Quiz Bowl is a competition testing knowledge in a wide variety of areas, including geography, history, math, science, literature and current events.

The team has four competitions throughout the school year – two at Iowa State University, one at Drake University and one in Ankeny.