|Merrol Hyde students undefeated|
|Wednesday, April 25, 2012|
Academic teams representing several Sumner County middle schools joined other middle schools from across the state of Tennessee recently at Gallatin High School to compete in the 2012 Spring Forward Middle School Academic Challenge.
Merrol Hyde’s B team out of Hendersonville also went undefeated in the preliminary rounds, qualifying them for the play-off rounds. Other teams qualifying for the play-off rounds included: Rucker-Stewart, Westmoreland A and B, Merrol Hyde A, Portland West A and B, Portland East A and B, Knox Doss at Drakes Creek A and B, Rucker-Stewart B, T. W. Hunter A, Shafer A, and Scott County A and B.
Merrol Hyde B team fell in the championship match to Rucker-Stewart to take second place overall. Finishing third in the play-off rounds was T. W. Hunter Middle School after they defeated Westmoreland A in the consolation match.
The tournament’s top scoring individual players were also recognized as being medalists for the event. Top scoring students included Grace Adcox from T.W. Hunter, Macayla Forsythe, Josh Swafford and Alex Copley from Merrol Hyde; Kyle George and Michael Nicholson from Knox Doss. Submitted.