The third day of the National Science and Maths Quiz’s one-eighth competition saw non-seeded schools beat seeded schools for a place in the quarter finals.
The first round of the competition pit Kumasi High School against St. Louis SHS and Armed Forces SHTS.
The competition saw Kumasi High School and St. Louis SHS go head-to-head in a fierce battle to be the winner with a draw between the two, at the end of the fourth round.
St. Louis (Pearl Owusuaa Adjei, Sylvia Mwnnasang Segkuu) however won the competition with 43 points, Kumasi High School with 40 points and Armed Forces SHTS with 21 points.
The second competition took place at 1pm with Anlo SHS, Sandema SHTS and St. John’s Grammar.
Though St. John’s Grammar persistently dogged the heels of Sandema SHTS, they were no match for the non-seeded school, losing with 36 points to Sandema SHTS’s (Awini A. Emmanuel, Nnaa Kelvin Awine) 40 points.
Anlo SHS finished the competition with 19 points.
In the final competition, Adisadel College went up against Osei Tutu SHS and Ola SHS, Ho.
Adisadel College (Jeffrey Quaye, Gabriel Ampadu Sasu) gaped their competitors to be the only seeded school that competed today to go to the quarter finals with 47 points.
Competitors Osei Tutu SHS and Ola SHS ended the competition with 37 and 22 points respectively.
Report by: Clara Doku