Published: Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 11:48 AM.



MARIANNA — For the sixth straight year, Chipola College has won the State Brain Bowl

Tournament, defeating Valencia 915-50 in the finals of the Florida College System

Activities Association Tournament on March 17.

Chipola’s six consecutive championships breaks the old record of five straight set by Broward College. Broward still has the most state titles with seven.  Chipola also set a record for the largest margin of victory in a final round with the 915-50 win over Valencia. The Chipola team answered 29 of the 36 questions in the finals. 

Chipola MVP Paul Kelson was the David Elhert High Point Winner in the tournament with 1,120 total points and an average of 131 points per game. Kelson also was named to the All-Tournament team for the second straight year. Chipola head Coach Stan Young, says, “Paul Kelson is the best community college player in the country and maybe the best at any level.”

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