Tournament Results 2014-2015

Des Moines Roosevelt Tournament – October 17

  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Extemp. Speaking
  • Alicia Zhang – 2nd Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Kevin Bi – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Alex Fenner – 5th Place – Extemp. Speaking

East Ridge placed 3rd overall out of 13 teams!

Chanhassen Tournament – January 24

  • Quintin Walker – CHAMPION – Varsity Creative Expression Finals
  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Kaylee Cates – 6th Place – Varsity Creative Expression Finals
  • Elizabeth Neuenfeldt – 7th Place – Varsity Great Speeches Finals
  • Brenna Masgai – CHAMPION – Varsity Creative Expression Honors Finals
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – 4th Place – Varsity Duo Honors Finals
  • Abby Winston – 5th Place – Varsity Great Speeches Honors Finals
  • Cormac Dolezal – 6th Place – Varsity Creative Expression Honors Finals
  • Lexi Ehresmann – 6th Place – Varsity Discussion Honors Finals
  • Thomas Sullivan – 6th Place – Varsity Humorous Honors Finals
  • Phillip Harris – 7th Place – Varsity Creative Expression Honors Finals
  • Annika Frazer – 4th Place – Novice Discussion
  • Christian Moreno – 4th Place – Novice Great Speeches
  • Morgan Waste – 4th Place – Novice Oratory
  • Susan Xia – 5th Place – Novice Great Speeches
  • Jane Ahmann – 7th Place – Novice Informative
  • Noah Eckberg – 5th Place – Varsity Oratory Merit Finals

East Ridge placed 9th overall out of 38 teams!

Marshall Speech Tournament – January 30-31

  • Quintin Walker – CHAMPION – Varsity Creative Expression
  • Noah Eckberg – 3rd Place – Varsity Extemp. Speaking
  • Noah Eckberg – 3rd Place – Varsity Oratory
  • Kaylee Cates – 6th Place – Varsity Creative Expression
  • Cormac Dolezal – Semifinalist – Varsity Creative Expression
  • Sam Joson – Semifinalist – Varsity Creative Expression
  • Alex Fenner – Semifinalist – Varsity Extemp. Speaking
  • Alex Fenner – Semifinalist – Varsity Humorous
  • Kamilah Amen – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Teja Bollepalli – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Colin Buck – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Lexi Ehresmann – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Jake Franta – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Phillip Harris – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Discussion
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Duo
  • Carl Eriksrup and Garrett Hildebrandt – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Duo
  • Mark May and Thomas Sullivan – Quaterfinalist – Varsity Duo
  • Kevin Bi – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Extemp. Speaking
  • Christian Moreno – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Great Speeches
  • Elizabeth Neuenfeldt – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Great Speeches
  • Thomas Sullivan – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Humorous
  • Quintin Walker – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Humorous
  • Mark May – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Oratory
  • Maggie Eckberg – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Poetry
  • Tony May – Quarterfinalist – Varsity Storytelling

East Ridge placed 6th overall out of 30 teams!

Apple Valley Minneapple Speech Tournament – February 7

  • Alex Fenner – CHAMPION – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Quintin Walker – 4th Place – Varsity Creative Expression Finals
  • Noah Eckberg – 4th Place – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Abby Winston – 6th Place – Varsity Great Speeches Finals
  • Kevin Bi – CHAMPION – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Next-In Finals
  • Brenna Masgai – 2nd Place – Varsity Creative Expression Next-In Finals
  • Quintin Walker – 2nd Place – Varsity Humorous Next-In Finals
  • Alicia Zhang – 5th Place – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Next-In Finals
  • Lexi Ehresmann – 6th Place – Varsity Discussion Next-In Finals
  • Christian Moreno – 2nd Place – Novice Great Speeches Finals
  • Annika Frazer – 3rd Place – Novice Discussion Finals
  • Susan Xia – 4th Place – Novice Great Speeches Finals
  • Morgan Waste – 6th Place – Novice Oratory Finals
  • Tre Edgerton – 6th Place – Novice Poetry Finals
  • Tony May – 6th Place – Novice Storytelling Finals
  • Matthew Syrstad – 7th Place – Novice Creative Expression Finals
  • Makehba Nelson – 7th Place – Novice Oratory Finals
  • Alex Fenner – 4th Place – Varsity Humorous Consolation Finals

East Ridge placed 6th overall out of 35 teams!

East Ridge Speech Tournament – February 14

  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Alex Fenner – 4th Place – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Quintin Walker – 5th Place – Varsity Creative Expression Finals
  • Kevin Bi – 5th Place – Varsity Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Lexi Ehresmann – CHAMPION – Varsity Discussion Next-In Finals
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – CHAMPION – Varsity Duo Next-In Finals
  • Christian Moreno – CHAMPION – Varsity Great Speeches Next-In Finals
  • Quintin Walker – CHAMPION – Varsity Humorous Next-In Finals
  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Varsity Oratory Next-In Finals
  • Tre Edgerton – 2nd Place – Varsity Poetry Next-In Finals
  • Sam Joson – 3rd Place – Varsity Creative Expression Next-In Finals
  • Thomas Sullivan and Mark May – 3rd Place – Varsity Duo Next-In Finals
  • Alex Fenner – 4th Place – Varsity Humorous Next-In Finals
  • Mark May – 4th Place – Varsity Oratory Next-In Finals
  • Makehba Nelson – 6th Place – Varsity Oratory Next-In Finals
  • Angad Jaspal – CHAMPION – Novice Oratory Finals
  • Beah Mariano – 5th Place – Novice Extemp. Reading Finals
  • Daniel Johnson – 5th Place – Novice Extemp. Speaking Finals
  • Tony May – 6th Place – Novice Storytelling Finals
  • Carl Erikstrup and Garrett Hildebrandt – 2nd Place – Varsity Duo Merit Finals
  • Morgan Waste – 3rd Place – Varsity Oratory Merit Finals
  • Joey Engh – 4th Place – Varsity Humorous Merit Finals
  • Gabe Yonkoski – 6th Place – Varsity Oratory Consolation Finals

Forest Lake Speech Tournament – February 21

  • Quintin Walker – CHAMPION – Creative Expression
  • Kevin Bi – CHAMPION – Extemp. Speaking
  • Erin Foy – CHAMPION – Humorous
  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Original Oratory
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – 2nd Place – Duo
  • Cormac Dolezal – 3rd Place – Creative Expression
  • Thomas Sullivan and Mark May – 3rd Place – Duo
  • Noah Eckberg – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Mark May – 3rd Place – Original Oratory
  • Caroline Kieffer – 4th Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Alicia Zhang – 4th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Thomas Sullivan – 4th Place – Humorous
  • Maggie Eckberg – 4th Place – Poetry
  • Tony May – 4th Place – Storytelling
  • Teja Bollepalli – 5th Place – Discussion
  • Jared Lancette – 5th Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Susan Xia – 5th Place – Great Speeches
  • Maggie Eckberg – 5th Place – Prose
  • Nicky Peters – 6th Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Jane Ahmann – 6th Place – Informative
  • Morgan Waste – 6th Place – Original Oratory
  • Colin Buck – 7th Place – Discussion
  • Tyson Somers – 7th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Sabrina McGrane – 7th Place – Informative
  • Gabe Yonkoski – 7th Place – Original Oratory
  • Jeric Basilio – CHAMPION – Storytelling Next-In
  • Brenna Masgai – 2nd Place – Creative Expression Next-In
  • Christian Moreno – 2nd Place – Great Speeches Next-In
  • Quintin Walker – 2nd Place – Humorous Next-In
  • Beah Mariano – 3rd Place – Extemp. Reading Next-In
  • Ruth Erikstrup – 4th Place – Creative Expression Next-In
  • Abby Winston – 4th Place – Great Speeches Next-In
  • Hannah Murray – 4th Place – Storytelling Next-In
  • Karan Padmanabhan – 5th Place – Extemp. Speaking Next-In
  • Abby Winston – 6th Place – Extemp. Reading Next-In

East Ridge was the TOURNAMENT CHAMPION out of 32 teams!

Chaska Speech Tournament – February 28

  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – CHAMPION – Duo
  • Christian Moreno – CHAMPION – Great Speeches
  • Kaylee Cates – 2nd Place – Creative Expression
  • Tre Edgerton – 2nd Place – Poetry
  • Tony May – 2nd Place – Storytelling
  • Teja Bollepalli – 4th Place – Discussion
  • Garrett Hildebrandt and Carl Erikstrup – 4th Place – Duo
  • Maggie Eckberg – 5th Place – Prose
  • Annika Frazer – 6th Place – Discussion
  • Dylan Degler – 6th Place – Great Speeches
  • Sam Joson – 7th Place – Creative Expression
  • Garrett Hildebrandt – CHAMPION – Humorous Next-in
  • Caroline Kieffer – 2nd Place – Drama Next-in
  • Jared Lancette – 2nd Place – Extemp. Reading Next-in
  • Angad Jaspal – 2nd Place – Original Oratory Next-in
  • Hannah Murray – 2nd Place – Storytelling Next-in
  • Jane Ahmann – 3rd Place – Informative Next-in
  • Susan Xia – 4th Place – Great Speeches Next-in
  • Carl Erikstrup – 4th Place – Humorous Next-in
  • Makehba Nelson – 4th Place – Original Oratory Next-in
  • Jeric Basilio – 4th Place – Storytelling Next-in
  • Cormac Dolezal – 5th Place – Creative Expression Next-in
  • Lexi Ehresmann – 5th Place – Discussion Next-in
  • Josh Bremseth – 5th Place – Drama Next-in
  • Caroline Kieffer – 5th Place – Extemp. Reading Next-in
  • Nicky Peters – 6th Place – Extemp. Reading Next-in
  • Phillip Harris – 7th Place – Discussion Next-in
  • Elizabeth Neuenfeldt – 7th Place – Great Speeches Next-in
  • Lili Naylor – 7th Place – Informative Next-in
  • Maggie Eckberg – 7th Place – Poetry Next-in

East Ridge placed 3rd overall out of 15 teams!

Bloomington Speech Tournament – February 28

  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Impromptu
  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Original Oratory
  • Quintin Walker – 3rd Place – Creative Expression
  • Noah Eckberg – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Quintin Walker – 3rd Place – Humorous
  • Mark May and Thomas Sullivan – 3rd Place – Duo Next-in
  • Kevin Bi – 5th Place – Extemp. Speaking Next-in

East Ridge placed 9th overall out of 22 teams!

Lakeville North Speech Tournament – March 7

  • Noah Eckberg – CHAMPION – Domestic Extemp. Speaking
  • Noah Eckberg – 2nd Place – Original Oratory
  • Teja Bollepalli – 5th Place – Discussion
  • Mark May – 6th Place – Original Oratory
  • Thomas Sullivan and Mark May – Semifinalist – Duo
  • Caroline Kieffer – Semifinalist – Extemp. Reading
  • Susan Xia – Semifinalist – Great Speeches
  • Erin Foy – Semifinalist – Humorous
  • Alex Fenner – Semifinalist – Humorous
  • Quintin Walker – Semifinalist – Humorous
  • Alicia Zhang – Semifinalist – Impromptu
  • Karan Padmanabhan – Semifinalist – International Extemp. Speaking
  • Tina Eddy – Semifinalist – Storytelling
  • Hannah Murray – Semifinalist – Storytelling

East Ridge placed 8th overall out of 24 teams!

Central MN NSDA Qualifying Tournament – March 13-14

  • Kevin Bi – 3rd Place – Domestic Extemp. Speaking
  • Noah Eckberg – 4th Place – Domestic Extemp. Speaking [NATIONAL QUALIFIER]
  • Kevin Bi – 4th Place – International Extemp. Speaking [NATIONAL QUALIFIER]
  • Noah Eckberg – 4th Place – Original Oratory
  • Alex Fenner – 6th Place – Domestic Extemp. Speaking
  • Erin Foy and Quintin Walker – Semifinalist – Duo Interpretation
  • Garrett Hildebrandt – Semifinalist – Humorous Interpretation
  • Quintin Walker – Semifinalist – Humorous Interpretation
  • Alicia Zhang – Semifinalist – International Extemp. Speaking

Eagan Speech Tournament – March 14

  • Mark May and Thomas Sullivan – 3rd Place – Duo
  • Mark May – 3rd Place – Original Oratory
  • Susan Xia – 6th Place – Great Speeches
  • Tina Eddy – 6th Place – Storytelling
  • Christian Moreno – 1st Place – Great Speeches Next-in
  • Maggie Eckberg – 5th Place – Prose Next-in

Park Speech Tournament – March 21

  • Kaylee Cates – CHAMPION – Creative Expression
  • Colin Buck – CHAMPION – Discussion
  • Garrett Hildebrandt and Carl Erikstrup – CHAMPION – Duo
  • Alex Fenner – CHAMPION – Extemp. Speaking
  • Erin Foy – CHAMPION – Humorous
  • Morgan Waste – CHAMPION – Original Oratory
  • Tony May – CHAMPION – Storytelling
  • Brenna Masgai – 2nd Place – Creative Expression
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – 2nd Place – Duo
  • Caroline Kieffer – 2nd Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Carl Erikstrup – 2nd Place – Humorous
  • Jane Ahmann – 2nd Place – Informative
  • Mark May – 2nd Place – Original Oratory
  • Maggie Eckberg – 2nd Place – Prose
  • Jeric Basilio – 2nd Place – Storytelling
  • Quintin Walker – 3rd Place – Creative
  • Teja Bollepalli – 3rd Place – Discussion
  • Erin Foy and Quintin Walker – 3rd Place – Duo
  • Daniel Johnson – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Susan Xia – 3rd Place – Great Speeches
  • Thomas Sullivan – 3rd Place – Humorous
  • Tyson Somers – 4th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Hannah Murray – 4th Place – Storytelling
  • Cormac Dolezal – 5th Place – Creative Expression
  • Lexi Ehresmann – 5th Place – Discussion
  • Jared Lancette – 5th Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Noah Eckberg – 5th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Abby Winston – 5th Place – Great Speeches
  • Joey Engh – 5th Place – Humorous
  • Noah Eckberg – 5th Place – Original Oratory
  • Kevin Bi – 6th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Sam Joson – 7th Place – Creative Expression
  • Beah Mariano – 7th Place – Extemp. Reading
  • Alicia Zhang – 7th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Angad Jaspal – 7th Place – Original Oratory
  • Brinn Strenger – 8th Place – Drama
  • Mark May and Thomas Sullivan – 8th Place – Duo
  • Dylan Degler – 8th Place – Great Speeches
  • Alex Fenner – 8th Place – Humorous
  • Honorable Mentions: Ruth Erikstrup (Creative), Annika Frazer (Discussion), Phillip Harris (Discussion), Kamilah Amen (Discussion), Caroline Kieffer (Drama), Kevin Bi and Justin Hammond (Duo), Abby Winston (Extemp. Reading), Justin Hammond (Extemp. Speaking), Karan Padmanabhan (Extemp. Speaking), Lauren Go (Great Speeches), Elizabeth Neunfeldt (Great Speeches), Christian Moreno (Great Speeches), Lavonte Smith (Humorous), Garrett Hildebrandt (Humorous), Makehba Nelson (Original Oratory), Maggie Eckberg (Poetry), Tre Edgerton (Poetry), Brandon Thompson (Prose), Divya Badri (Prose), Tina Eddy (Storytelling), Cormac Dolezal (Storytelling)

East Ridge was TOURNAMENT CHAMPION out of 11 teams!

Section 3AA Tournament – April 8

  • Kaylee Cates – CHAMPION – Creative Expression [STATE QUALIFIER]
  • Quintin Walker – 2nd Place – Creative Expression [STATE QUALIFIER]
  • Cormac Dolezal – 3rd Place – Creative Expression [STATE QUALIFIER]
  • Lexi Ehresmann – 3rd Place – Discussion [STATE QUALIFIER]
  • Kevin Bi – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking [STATE QUALIFIER]
  • Tre Edgerton – 5th Place – Poetry
  • Jeric Basilio and Samantha Wynn – 6th Place – Duo
  • Erin Foy – 6th Place – Humorous
  • Thomas Sullivan and Mark May – 7th Place – Duo
  • Noah Eckberg – 7th Place – Extemp. Speaking
  • Susan Xia – 7th Place – Great Speeches

East Ridge placed 4th overall out of 11 teams!

MSHSL State Tournament – April 18

  • Quintin Walker – 3rd Place – Creative Expression
  • Kevin Bi – 3rd Place – Extemp. Speaking

Extemp. Speaking TOC 2015 – May 2-3

  • Kevin Bi – Quarterfinalist – Extemp. Speaking

NIETOC 2015 – May 8-10

  • Noah Eckberg – Semifinalist – Original Oratory
  • Erin Foy and Quintin Walker – Semifinalist – Duet Acting
  • Mark May – Quarterfinalist – Original Oratory

NSDA Tournament 2015 – June 14-19

  • Noah Eckberg – Octofinalist – Domestic Extemp. Speaking

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