La Jolla

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La Jolla High School
La Jolla, CA
Coaches Aaron Quesnell
National Appearances HSNCT: 2005, 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014-2016
Program Status Active
School Size 1550
NAQT Page link

La Jolla High School is a public high school in La Jolla, California, a north suburb of San Diego. It competes actively in the SoCal Quizbowl scene as well as the San Diego County Academic League.

Tournament Results

Because of the competitiveness of the SoCal circuit, La Jolla only won one tournament in 2015, finishing second to eventual HSNCT champions Arcadia four times. At HSNCT, La Jolla faced a very difficult prelim schedule, playing seven teams that finished t-34 or higher. After going 7-3 in prelims, La Jolla lost in the third round of playoffs to fellow SoCal team Torrey Pines 360-375 to finish t-34 for the second year.

Tournaments Hosted

LJHS used to host a yearly high school tournament called Rocket Surgery in the spring that was the largest in Southern California. More recently they hosted the 2012 NAQT Southern California State Championship and spring invitationals called GALP and Cobalt in 2013 and 2014 respectively. They hosted PI Invitational in March 2015

Local Results

Local Tournaments Location Date Place W-L
Triton Pre-Nats UCSD 5/24/2015 2nd 11-3
Triton Spring V UCSD 05/16/2015 2nd 11-2
2015 NAQT SoCal Westview 04/18/2015 2nd 6-4
Triton Winter V UCSD 03/07/2015 2nd 11-1
IHOP IV Irvine 02/14/2015 2nd 8-2
SAT Scripps Ranch 02/07/2015 3nd 6-4
WAT III Westview 01/17/2015 5th 8-2
HOPPER - Third Bracket Del Norte 12/13/2014 3rd 8-2
Triton Fall IV UCSD 10/18/2014 3rd 7-2
TPAIN Torrey Pines 09/27/2014 2nd 10-1

National Results

  • 2015 HSNCT - t34th
  • 2014 HSNCT - t34th
  • 2011 HSNCT - t33rd
  • 2010 HSNCT - t17th

Former Members

External Links