Speech team places 2nd at Henning meet
The Yellowjacket Speech Team missed first place by six points to take second at a Henning Speech Tournament on Saturday.
Parents and friends of the team surprised the Yellowjackets with a pre-meet tailgate party by lining the street on the way to the meet and by hosting a post-meet tailgating party at Willy T’s in Ottertail.
The team’s last regular meet of the season is this Saturday in Underwood. The following competitors placed at Henning: Creative ExpressionBrian Howey, 4th DiscussionRiley Tostenson, 1st; Kiowa Wieser-Matthews, 3rd, and; Maria Lorenson, Superior Extemporaneous ReadingHeidi Weber, Superior, and; Kayla Heier, 3rd Extemp. SpeakingFikri Rhamat, 4th, and; Kanyon Edval, 3rd DramaTyler Wieser-Matthews, Superior; Lauren Anderson, 4th, and; Callie Wengel, 3rd DuoLizzie Fudge/Leah Wuebben, Excellent; Brian Howey/Nick Honer, 2nd, and; Rory Risk/Chris Knutson, 1st Great SpeechesLauren Anderson, 5th; Zepherian Richardson, 3rd, and; Sam Dreier, 2nd InformPaityn Lund, Excellent HumorNick Honer, 4th PoetryAlyssa Moris, Superior; Emma Sweere, 3rd, and; Ali Christenson, 2nd Original OratoryMichaela Sondag, 4th; Mary Riestenberg, 3rd, and; Mark Huebsch, 2nd ProseSam Greene, 4th, and; Leah Wuebben, 1st