Izard County Junior High School placed third in the Class AA Regional Junior High Quiz Bowl Tournament held Feb. 4 at Midland High School.
Izard County defeated eventual champion Cave City, Cedar Ridge, Midland and Sloan-Hendrix in the tournament while losing only one match to Melbourne.
The team will now advance to the state tournament Feb. 25 at a site to be determined.
Izard County team members (all seventh graders) are Chris Stanton Doug Reeves, Tyler Simmons, Alex Kurtzweil, and Melissa Killian.
The coach of the team is Carol Burke.