2018 HS Quiz Bowl Team
The ESU 17 Quiz Bowl competition was held on Monday, April 9, 2018. Ainsworth finished the day with a 2-1 record, defeating Keya Paha and Rock County and losing to Valentine on the tiebreaker question in the championship match. Valentine and Ainsworth both qualified for the State Quiz Bowl competition in Holdrege on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
Ainsworth defeated Omaha Nation to begin their state competition. They were defeated by Scotus Central Catholic and beat Medicine Valley before being eliminated by Hastings. There were 29 teams at the state competition, with two teams from nearly every ESU in the state. Gretna won the state quiz bowl competition, followed by Creighton Prep and Norris. State Quiz Bowl is sponsored by ESU 11 and held at the Prairie Museum in Holdrege.
The Ainsworth High School Quiz Bowl team finished their season with 9 wins and 8 losses.