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Tonight's contest featured 3 teams of "regulars" and 2 first-timers. #momjeans jumped out in front from the beginning and were poised to caost to victory before things got very tight at the finish line, while the newbies (Scout's Pals and Taco Bell & The Cottonelles) lagged well behind early on. #momjeans led Band Of Bezonians and Brown Chicken Brown Cow by 1 point after 1 round and by 11 after Round 2, after a successful double-or-nothing in the Picture Round. The Bezonians made up 1 point on #momjeans in Round 3 (and 2 points on Brown Chicken, and when #momjeans correctly named the Guess Who subject on the 10-point clue while all the other teams took a -1, the ladies led by no fewer than 21 points!
Band Of Bezonians scored 9 out of 10 in the Find The Connection round to gain 2 points on both #momjeans and Brown Chicken, and their 10 of 10 in ROund 6 (matched by #momjeans) gained theman additional 3 points on Brown Chicken, Brown Cow. After 6 rounds, the standings showed #momjeans with 55 points, the Bezonians with 36, Brown Chicken with 29 and Scout's Pals lagging behind with 20; Taco Bell & The Cottonelles, trying to catch up to the field, scored 8 out of 10 on each of the final 2 rounds but attempted double-or-nothings each time and the zeroes relegated them to 5th place. Brown Chicken Brown Cow scored 8 out of 10 in the final round but were nosed out at the finish line for 3rd place by newcomers Scout's Pals, who had multiple connections to the Big 12 Conference and hit a double to move 3 points past Brown Chicken for 3rd place. Likewise Band Of Bezonians had 2 alumni of Big 12 schools and converted a successful double-or-nothing to rocket to 56 points; they came up just short as #momjeans got 3 correct answers to edge them 58-56 and hold on for the win.
It merits pointing out that all teams and players were tremendous good sports, applauding and encouraging each other all night; it has been a pleasure being your Quizmaster. Let's do it one more time next week!