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Pratt High Debate continues to compete across south central Kansas with a mostly freshman team scoring points. At Halstead on Sat. Sept. 24th, novices debated, while  siblings met the competition at the Sterling J. V. meet on Oct. 1st. 
At Halstead JV sophomore Hailey Hewatt  and novice and junior Will Mass competed for the first time as a pair, earning a 2-3 win loss record against more seasoned students. Also, freshmen Amee Hidalgo and Nick Brown competed to earn a 2-3 record as well, while winning against Sterling and Larned teams. Maddie Lee and Abby Zang, novices, competed for the first time at Halstead as well.
Then on October 1st, siblings Mario and Amee Hidalgo struggled against Wichita East, Maize South, and Haven, but then were victorious winning against Dodge City and Concordia - earning a 2-3 record. 
This weekend, on October 8th, the team travels to Lyons to compete against some of the larger area schools and even some Kansas City, Manhattan, and Topeka area schools, such as Tonganoxie, Silver Lake, and Rock Creek - which will compete later in the year at 4A debate at Lyons in January against Pratt and other division schools..
At this time, freshman Amee Hidalgo is working her way towards state with three tournaments behind her and an overall winning record. Also, on October 20th, students will compete at League Debate at Sterling College.
(Pictured left to right at the Halstead tourney are Pratt High School debaters: Abby Zang, Maddie Lee, Hailey Hewatt, Amee Hidalgo, Nicholas Brown, Cheyenne Ibarra, and Will Mass.)


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