Centre scholars bowl team qualified for state competition Thursday by placing third in regional competition at Burden. The state meet is Saturday at Goessel.
The team finished 7-2 in pool play. They defeated Flint Hills Rosalia, 40-20; Peabody, 70-25; Chetopa, 50-0; South Haven, 30-0; Burrton, 50-0; South Barber Kiowa, 30-10; and Central Burden, 30-10. They lost to Pretty Prairie, 40-20, and Goessel, 60-20.
Ally Basore scored 170 points.