2023 NDHSAA Class B Speech Tournament Results
May 2, 2023 9:00 pm
NDHSAA News Release (May 2, 2023)
VALLEY CITY, N.D. – The 70th Annual NDHSAA sponsored State Class B Speech Tournament was held at Mandan High School on Saturday, April 29, 2023. Sue Anderson and Annette Bender served as managers.
Enderlin took first place with 92 points; Dickinson Trinity/New England was awarded second with 60 points; New Salem-Almont was third with 32 points; Kindred was fourth with 31 points; Harvey/Wells County was fifth with 30 points; and Richardton-Taylor was sixth with 27 points.
Top place winners in each of the 14 categories:
Extemporaneous Speaking: 1st - Morgan Matheson, Bowman County; 2nd - Macee Jones, Stanley; 3rd - Ava Haldorson, Harvey/Wells County; 4th - Taya Baric, Nedrose; 5th - Ian Dorval, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 6th - Taylor Panzer, Glenburn; 7th - Edyth Hatlestad, Shiloh Christian; 8th - Jack Mairs, North Sargent.
Radio Broadcasting: 1st - Jaxon Lacher, Richardton-Taylor; 2nd - Rachel Bergstedt, Enderlin; 3rd - Grant Anderson, Harvey/Wells County; 4th - Abbygail Linker, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 5th - Heidi Lane, Minto; 6th - Maddison Onken, Kindred; 7th - Addyson Simmons, Shiloh Christian; 8th - Shelby Melin, Shiloh Christian;
Extemporaneous Programmed Reading: 1st - Piper Frase, Enderlin; 2nd - Isaak Boehm, New Salem-Almont; 3rd - Triniti Gregg, Our Redeemer's; 4th - Hazel Emter, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 5th - Emma Goetz, Richardton-Taylor; 6th - Lorelei Emter, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 7th - Lyla Gillespie , Lisbon; 8th - Paula Meyer, Dickinson Trinity/New England;
Storytelling: 1st - Evan Christianson, Enderlin; 2nd - Drew Houck, Kenmare; 3rd - Katie Heidrich, Linton; 4th - Madison Miller, Shiloh Christian; 5th - Jacob Shea, Hazelton-Moffit-Braddock; 6th - Fernanda Rivera Raudales, Burke Central; 7th - Adreia Sanchez, Richardton-Taylor; 8th - Maddix Martinson, Harvey/Wells County; 9th – Aspen Geist, Wyndmere.
Serious Duo: 1st - Martin Bergstedt/Thomas/Gerber, Enderlin; 2nd - Emma Goetz/Evelyn Kuntz, Richardton-Taylor; 3rd - Ella Strutz/Hannah Westin, Shiloh Christian; 4th - Emma Bieber/Liliana Muruato, Beach; 5th - Imogen Stine/Isabelle Cruff, Kindred; 6th - Ella Weinmann/Penelope Miranowski, Richland; 7th - Elsie Redig/Emily Ruffin, Belfield; 8th - Andrea Loffenbacher – Benson/Alyssa Hoff, Richardton-Taylor.
Poetry: 1st - Benjamin Wolff, New Salem-Almont; 2nd - Tristyn Baumgartner, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 3rd - Molly Jennings, Washburn; 4th - Xaria Bell, New Town; 5th - Anja Estling, Kindred; 6th - Sage Patzer, Carrington; 7th - Brinley Vocke, Hazen; 8th - Kaitlyn Erickstad, Starkweather; 9th – Kaci Davis-Hoagland, South Heart.
Dramatic Interpretation: 1st - Evan Christianson, Enderlin; 2nd - Benjamin Wolff, New Salem-Almont; 3rd - Maleina Joubert, Harvey/Wells County; 4th - Emily Ruffin, Belfield; 5th - Elsie Redig, Belfield; 6th - Mya Woodbeck, Bowbells; 7th - Andrea Loffenbacher -Benson, Richardton-Taylor; (TIE) 8th - Clayton Jones, Hillsboro & Eric Isaacson, Thompson.
Inform: 1st - Thomas Gerber, Enderlin; 2nd - Jule Stenson, Divide County; 3rd - Morgan Matheson, Bowman County; 4th - Lia Butz, Our Redeemer's; 5th - Rylley Ziegler, Hazen; 6th - Alena Hall, Our Redeemer's; 7th - Lauryn Onken, Kindred; 8th - Siobhan Kissee, Drayton.
Humorous Interpretation: 1st - Zoye Keelan, Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood; 2nd - Kason Connot, Rugby; 3rd - Martin Bergstedt, Enderlin; 4th - Kennedi Stoddard, Kindred; 5th - Emma Welch, Bowman County; 6th - Dylan Zaun, Maple River; 7th - Braeden Carlberg, Bowbells; 8th - Kelsey Voightman, Central Cass; 9th – Gracyn Hornung, North Border.
Humorous Duo: 1st - Claire Alger/Piper Fraase, Enderlin; 2nd - Gracie Rauschenberger/Joshua Lindbo, Max; 3rd - Natalee Becker/Madelyn Hogue, Max; 4th - Jake Dahl/Molly Jennings, Washburn; 5th - Kaydn Helde/Rylley Ziegler, Hazen; 6th - Brooke Rykhus/Marshal Erickson, Alexander; 7th - Mavrick Nelson/Maksim Nelson, New Salem-Almont; 8th - Eric Isaacson/Kaden Bittner, Thompson.
Serious Prose: 1st - WIlliam O'Shields, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 2nd - Rachael Bergstedt, Enderlin; 3rd - Reagan Krump, South Heart; 4th - Autumn Pulver, Stanley; 5th - Eden Selle, New Salem-Almont; 6th - Kyleigh Lewis, Kindred; 7th - Troy Thompson, Rolette; 8th - Allison Bryn, Barnes County North; 9th – Matthew Moyes, Washburn.
Speech to Persuade: 1st - Claire Alger, Enderlin; 2nd - Ian Dorval, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 3rd - Ava Haldorson, Harvey/Wells County; 4th - Kyra Bakken, Burke Central; 5th - Paula Meyer, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 6th - Josie Schieno, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 7th - Loren Wolf, Linton.
Impromptu: 1st - Allison Bryn, Barnes County North; 2nd - Nathaniel Lyon, Sargent Central; 3rd - Sawyer Wilhelmi, Starkweather; 4th - Grant Anderson, Harvey/Wells County; 5th - Abbygail Linker, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 7th - Hannah Westrick, Washburn; 8th - Edyth Hatlestad, Shiloh Christian; 9th – Angeline Risovi, Rubgy.
Speech to Entertain: 1st - Kenedi Stoddard, Kindred; 2nd - Molly Robb, South Heart; 3rd - Marah Betterley, Mohall-Lansford-Sherwood; 4th - Maria Mayer, Dickinson Trinity/New England; 5th - Ruth Mengesha, Shiloh Christian; 6th - McKinlee Haberman, Wyndmere; 7th - Elise Grenier, Rolette; 8th - Garrett Howard, North Star.