Talking T-Birds tournament champs at Sorber Invite

By: Lisa S. Icenogle

The Casper College Talking T-Birds were the tournament champions at the Edna Sorber Invitational held virtually and hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

According to Doug Hall, director of forensics, the team’s championship was due to all the team members’ awards.

Individually, Braxton Allan-Sambrano, Casper, took sixth in impromptu, third in program oral interpretation, and third in prose.

Alex Walters, Rapid City, South Dakota, placed sixth in duo interpretation and third in persuasive speaking.

Markie Whitney, Newcastle, was the dramatic interpretive champion, while fellow Newcastle teammate Shelby Davis took sixth in dramatic interpretation.

Jayden Roccaforte, Cheyenne, took second in duo interpretation, program oral interpretation, prose interpretation, and individual sweepstakes.

Emma Rudell, Cheyenne, took fourth in program oral interpretation and second in duo interpretation.

Alexandria “Ally” Morris placed sixth in duo interpretation and fifth in speech to entertain

Curtis Winfrey, Casper, was seventh in persuasion, while Pearl Taylor, Box Elder, South Dakota, took fifth in program oral interpretation and third in poetry interpretation. Hart Dority, Glenrock, placed second in poetry interpretation.

Media contact: Lisa S. Icenogle

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