On Saturday, January 25th Western Hills was crowned overall champion and received numerous awards at District Governor’s Cup, held at Frankfort High School. Schools competing were Franklin County, Western Hills, Scott County, Great Crossings, and Frankfort High.
In Commonwealth Academic League action on Monday, November 18th, Western Hills defeated the Sayre School in the final match of regular season play. The final score was 121 to 98. Hills ended the regular season undefeated and will be a number 1 seed in the 8-team tournament to be held at WHHS on December 2 and 3.
In Commonwealth Academic League play on Monday, November 11th, Western Hills put their undefeated streak on the line against the Scott County Cardinals. After the written round, Hills was 64, and Scott County was 52. Hills went on to dominate the quick recall portion of the match, winning by a final score of 116 to 85.
The Western Hills Academic Team competed in Kentucky’s annual JV Challenge tournament on Saturday, November 9th at Frankfort High School. Teams from Franklin County, Shelby County, Trimble County, and Oldham County competed.
Overall, Western Hills took first place for the day with a final score of 83. The second-place team was North Oldham with a score of 45.
In Quick Recall, first place also went to Western Hills. The Wolverines were undefeated in buzzer action for the day, and the Hills squad remains unbeaten for this entire season of play.
The WHHS Academic Team remains undefeated after a 127 to 66 victory over Anderson County on Monday, October 29th. Hills led the written round 65 to 44 and capitalized on that lead throughout quick recall.
Top written scorers were Nikhil Akula in math, Gabe True in science, Carley Bishop in language arts, Conner Hill and Gabe True in social studies, and Jill Jacobs and Elizabeth Gardenhire in humanities.
In quick recall, top scorers were Anish Penmecha in math, Gabe True in science and social studies, Carley Bishop in language arts, and Carson Smith in humanities.
Western Hills hosts Shelby County on Monday, November 4th.
The WHHS Academic Team defeated Great Crossing High School in Georgetown in the opening match of the Commonwealth Academic League on Monday, September 23rd. Hills led 64 to 46 after the written exams and capitalized on that lead by winning 4 of the 5 quick recall rounds.
Top scores on the written exams included Sarah Davidson in language arts, Chinmay Tope, Gabe True, and Carson Smith in social studies, and Smith and Elizabeth Gardenhire in arts/humanities. In math and science, Nikhil Akula and Gabe True had impressive scores on both exams, including the two highest scores in science in over a decade.
In quick recall, notable scores included Gabe True in math and science, Sarah Davidson in language arts, and Carson Smith in language arts and arts and humanities.
Hills hosts Franklin County on Monday, September 30th. Quick recall should start around 5:00. Everyone is invited to attend.