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Elgin Public earned fourth place out of 26 teams at the annual ESU 8 Junior High School Quiz Bowl on Tuesday afternoon.
Elgin Public defeated Osmond, St. Joseph's and Clearwater before falling to Norfolk Junior High. They bounced back to defeat Chambers, but were then edged by Norfolk Catholic, 30-25, in a close contest.
Amy Klein coached Elgin's team of Baylee Busteed, William Heilhecker, Kristopher Moreno, Austin Good, Keyera Eisenhauer, Corbin Kinney, Ethan Hinkle and Jack Wemhoff.
All of Antelope County's schools participated in the quiz bowl:
Orchard went 2-2; Pope John, Neligh-Oakdale and Clearwater were all 1-2; and Elkhorn Valley finished 0-2.
Christ Lutheran School earned first place in the competition, followed by Norfolk Junior High and Norfolk Catholic.