2011 HSNCT

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Champion State College A
Runner-up LASA A
Third Bellarmine
Fourth Stevenson
High scorer Adam Silverman, Centennial
Editor/s NAQT
Site Atlanta, GA
Field 224 (24 SS)
Stats [1]

The 2011 High School National Championship was won by State College, consisting of Graham Moyer, David Liu, Monica McLaughlin, and Christoph Schlom. The tournament was held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. This tournament set a new record for the sixth straight year with 224 teams competing at one site.

Preliminary Results

Dorman A went undefeated during the preliminaries, the first team to do so since Georgetown Day in 2009. However, after beating Chattahoochee in the first round of the playoffs, Dorman A then lost to duPont Manual A and Bellarmine in consecutive matches, leaving them tied for 21st.

State College A and LASA A both finished the preliminary rounds with 9-1 records. State College A's only loss came to Dorman A, while LASA A's sole loss was against Bellarmine.

8-2 teams included Adlai E. Stevenson, Bellarmine, Centennial, Detroit Catholic Central A, Ladue, LASA B, Maggie Walker A, Richard Montgomery A, Seven Lakes A, and Thomas Jefferson A.

Playoff results

The full playoff bracket can be found here.

The final four teams left in the tournament were LASA A, the last team in the winners bracket; Stevenson, the last team to be eliminated from the winners bracket; State College A, who lost in the semi-finals of the winners bracket to LASA A; and Bellarmine A, who lost their first playoff game to Northmont A 385-345 but then won five straight elimination games to make it to the final four.

State College A defeated Stevenson in 510-190 in one semi-final game, while the other semifinal match saw LASA A beat Bellarmine A 525-245.

The finals were State College A against LASA A in a best-of-three format, with LASA A holding a one game advantage. State College A won the first game of the finals 320-300 to even the series. The deciding game went to State College A in a 395-315 win; this was their 11th game in the tournament with at least 8 powers.

Final standings

Top 12 Teams:

Rank Team Rank Team
1. State College A 8t. Novi A
2. LASA A 8t. Seven Lakes A
3. Bellarmine 8t. Thomas Jefferson B
4. Stevenson 8t. duPont Manual A
5t. Centennial
5t. Maggie Walker A
5t. Richard Montgomery A
8t. Detroit Catholic Central B

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