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2004 Jane Stanford Memorial Tournament

2004 May 15

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The 2004 Jane Stanford Memorial Tournament was played at Stanford on May 15, 2004. Eight teams competed. After a full-round robin, teams were divided into two brackets:

Upper Bracket (playing for the top four spots):

Mission San Jose A (6-1)
Half Moon Bay A (5-2)
Menlo-Atherton (5-2)
Mission San Jose B (4-3, won the half-match tie-breaker)

Lower Bracket (playing for the botton four spots):

Bentley (4-3, lost the half-match tie-breaker)
Mission San Jose C (3-4)
Asinine Academy (1-6)
Half Moon Bay B (0-7)

Full stats and standings from the round-robin are available here.

The final standings are:

1. Mission San Jose A (9-1 overall, 3-0 top bracket)
2. Half Moon Bay A (7-3 overall, 2-1 top bracket)
3. Menlo-Atherton (6-4 overall, 1-2 top bracket)
4. Mission San Jose B (4-6 overall, 0-3 top bracket)

5. Bentley (7-3 overall, 3-0 lower bracket)
6. Mission San Jose C (4-6 overall, 1-2 lower bracket)
7. Asinine Academy (3-7 overall, 2-1 lower bracket)
8. Half Moon Bay B (0-10 overall, 0-3 lower bracket)

Upper bracket results and stats are avalable here.
Lower bracket results and state are avalable here.

Congratulations to Mission San Jose A!

The top scorers of the round-robin were:
Kevin               Mission A        77.86 
Vernon              Half Moon A      72.14 
Daniel              Menlo Atherton   47.14 
Brett               Bentley          40.71 
Simon               Mission B        40.71 
Roger               Mission A        37.14 
Clifford            Half Moon A      29.29 
Steven              Mission C        26.43 
Darwin              Mission C        25.71 
Kevin               Half Moon B      25.71

Thanks to everyone who attended, and to Eric S., Eric M., and Mike for moderating. Special thanks to the adults from Bentley for moderating and score-keeping.

Watch the Bay Area High School Quiz Bowl Calendar for more tournaments from us next year.