The Mater Dei Scholar Knights win their regional! The Knights plowed through Mount Vernon 410-170. They then faced Mascoutah, and pulled out a win 350-190. Their third and final match was against Belleville West. The lead changed 7 times by the end of the match. Going into the second to last question, the Knights were down by 10 points. After a science tossup was grabbed by Ben Logullo and the Knights swept the bonuses, the Knights took a 30 point lead. John Hund sealed the victory with a phenomenal history tossup. The Knights closed the match with a final score of 310-260. Ben Logullo led the team with 9 tossups, closely followed by Ethan Schumacher with 8, John Hund with 7, Nick Toennies with 6, Amber Littiken with 3, and John Hilmes and Alex Norris both with 1. Alex Rivera, Anthony Lepore, and Minh Lê also contributed to the wins. The Scholar Knights also improved their record to 67-4! Next, the Knights will face off in sectionals on Saturday.