It’s a three-peat for Camas Knowledge Bowl team

CHS team wins the state championship

The Camas High School Knowledge Bowl Team celebrates its third state championship in a row this past weekend at Marysville-Pilchuk High School.

The members of the Camas High School Knowledge Bowl team are all smiles after capturing their third state championship in three years.

The team traveled to Marysville-Pilchuk High School to compete in the 30th annual Knowledge Bowl state championship over the weekend.

There, teams from all over the state competed at the 4A, 3A and 2A levels in three separate tournaments.

The Papermakers beat out 17 other teams in the 3A division to secure a win.

Team members include Vaughn Okerlund, Captain Marcus Bintz, Griffin King, Evan Roche, Tim Grote and Noah Wachlin.

“They are all juniors and have never competed at the state tourney before,” said coach Dale Croswell. “It is awesome to have such support at our school and from our community, which has certainly helped us to become a state powerhouse. To take home the championship 3A trophy three years in a row is simply fantastic. I am so proud of these young men.”