Today marked the last of the preliminaries for NSMQ2018 and in a fantastic turn of events, Osei Tutu SHS scored the highest points in the competition so far.
In the competition Manya Krobo SHS and Jirapa SHS scored 19 and 10 points respectively; woefully small in comparison to Osei Tutu’s (Samuel Theophilus Ansah and James Barnabas Gyampoh) 64.
At NNB, St. James Sem. SHS looked set to win the competition with 22 points by the end of the third round.
Competitors Presby SHS, Osino and Presby SHS, Nkwatia trailed behind by 12 and 1 point respectively.
Presby SHS, Nkwatia (Evans Ayim and Richard Afari Nimako) picked up the slack however to win the competition with 28 points, St. James Sem. with 26 points and Presby SHS, Osino with 17 points.
The second round of competition at UGBS proved unexciting with Bolgatanga Girls’ SHS (Mansur Hadija and Atampugbire Diana Aba’Asumsona) winning with 17 points against Bole SHS’s 12 and Sokode SHTS’s 11.
At NNB, Kadjebi Asato SHS competed with Ahantaman Girls SHS and St. Margaret Mary SHS for a place in the one-eighth.
Kadjebi Asato (Abrusu Collins and Dzramado Emmanuel) won a place with 29 points, St. Margaret Mary’s with 28 points and Ahantaman with 09 points.
The competition saw Vitting SHS go up against Dormaa SHS and Academy of Christ the King at UGBS.
Dormaa ended the round with the least at 06 points, Vitting with 18 points and Academy of Christ the King (Rashid Inusah and Ebenezer Canu) with the winning points of 47.
At NNB, Bishop Herman College competed with Nandom SHS and Kpedze SHS.
Bishop Herman won the competition with 32 points, Nandom with 28 points and Kpedze with 15.
Below is the list of schools that made it past the preliminaries and the 18 highest scoring losing schools who made it to the one-eighth stage.
Report by : Clara Doku