At this past weekend's George Mason University Patriot Games 7 Cary Academy students advanced to the elimination rounds of their respective events. Bill Peebles reached the quarterfinal round of Extemporaneous Speaking placing in the top 40 of 153 competitors. In Lincoln Douglas Debate there was a field of 108 debaters and the tournament broke to a Double Octafinals round of the top 32 competitors after 5 rounds. CA had 6 LDers advance to Doubles, no other school had more than 2. CA closed out one Double Octafinal round with Patrick Lambert advancing over Carolyn Calder, and Nyal Patel won his doubles round as well. Hannah Hubbard, Puj Adusumilli, and Alexis Williams all lost their doubles rounds on 2-1 decisions. In the Octafinal round both Nyal Patel and Patrick Lambert lost on 2-1 decisions. Thanks to CA alums Harry Lambert and Zach Dresher who both judged for the team at the tournament.
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