Sara Ann Brackett '20 and Benjamin Sayers '22 took first place at the 2020 Crestian Classic Policy Debate Tournament held at Pine Crest School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
As the only undefeated team in preliminary rounds, they were the top seed going into elimination rounds and defeated Washburn Rural High School of Kansas in the final.
George Alford '20 and Holland Bald '21 reached the quarterfinals, where they were bracketed against Sara Ann and Ben, who advanced as the higher seed.
Individually, Ben was the third-best speaker in the field, Sara Ann seventh, Holland ninth, and George tenth, respectively.
The performance at the tournament brings the total number of qualifying bids for the Tournament of Champions to 20 for Westminster students.