2017 Middle School National Championship Tournament

Date: May 12, 2017 – May 14, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency DFW (Dallas, TX)

All-Star

The tournament All-Stars, based on performance over the eight preliminary games, were as follows:

# Player Year Team GP TUH P TU I P% PP20TUH
Eligibility for the All-Star award required having heard at least 100 tossups in the preliminary rounds.
1William Groger8thMiami Valley 8.0 192 63 37 12 63.0% 130.73
2Shiva Oswal7thPi-oneers 8.0 191 50 30 7 62.5% 106.28
3Robert Muniz7thMidtown Classical A 8.0 191 54 23 9 70.1% 104.19
4Isak Dai8thMounds Park 8.0 191 43 37 8 53.8% 102.09
5Cooper Roh7thKeith Country Day 8.0 190 44 34 14 56.4% 97.89
6Aditya Singh8thValley Ridge 8.0 182 21 59 15 26.2% 91.21
7Jathin Desan8thNelson 8.0 179 24 49 9 32.9% 89.94
8Arjun Nageswaran8thAptakisic 8.0 189 33 38 11 46.5% 86.77
9Avi Mehta8thDalton School 8.0 187 23 49 9 31.9% 84.49
10Aditya Indla7thChallenger-Ardenwood 8.0 191 32 36 8 47.1% 83.77
11Hunter Bailey8thColumbia Independent A 8.0 184 13 55 2 19.1% 79.89
12Lasal Mapitigama8thCavallini 8.0 191 28 43 18 39.4% 79.58
13Lukas Koutsoukos6thMiddlebrook 8.0 188 18 49 6 26.9% 77.66
14Zach Halberstam8thEmerson A 8.0 192 33 29 10 53.2% 76.56
15Karan Gurazada8thBASIS Silicon Valley 8.0 190 38 21 13 64.4% 75.26
16Arjun Bothra8thSunol Glen 8.0 191 23 41 10 35.9% 73.82
17Daniel Liu8thSmith 7.7 181 31 24 9 56.4% 72.93
18Nate Hanrahan8thRoosevelt 7.0 157 16 35 7 31.4% 70.70
19Kyle Shi8thFallon 8.0 185 23 37 13 38.3% 70.27
20Sidharth Nair7thBeckendorff A 7.0 165 12 40 1 23.1% 69.70
21Elijah Rothstein8thParnassus Prep 8.0 185 20 36 4 35.7% 69.19
22Avinash Iyer8thHopkins 8.0 191 35 19 11 64.8% 69.11
23Nick Zhang8thRiver Dell 8.0 189 23 36 11 39.0% 68.78
24Will Fowlkes8thMountain View 8.0 188 15 45 6 25.0% 68.62
25Benjamin McAvoy-Bickford7thSmith 8.0 189 29 25 12 53.7% 66.14

Rising Star

The Rising Stars (non-eighth graders), based on performance over the eight preliminary games, were as follows:

# Player Year Team GP TUH P TU I P% PP20TUH
Eligibility for the Rising Star award required having heard at least 100 tossups in the preliminary rounds.
1Pavan Venkatakrishnan6thMeyzeek 8.0 192 24 29 8 45.3% 63.54
2Johnny Miri7thHoly Family 8.0 185 12 41 7 22.6% 60.00
3Brandon Yu6thWestern 8.0 186 19 32 10 37.3% 59.68
4Ean Casey7thNorfolk Academic Guild 8.0 190 21 26 5 44.7% 57.89
5Andy Schwebel7thHighlands 8.0 184 15 33 7 31.2% 56.52
6Alexander Mitchell7thSt. Clare of Assisi 5.0 117 4 29 6 12.1% 54.70

Explanation of Statistics

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