Project Change’s Dodgeball Tournament a Small but Enjoyable Success

by Natalie Murray ’18

Several newspaper staffers took to the dodgeball court this past Sunday for Project Change’s sixth annual charity dodgeball tournament. The “Huck Yeah!” dodgeball team finished in second place in the tournament, with a 2-2 record. They sadly fell twice to team “Woah Woah Woah Woah Woah,” a group of senior boys who all dressed in basketball jerseys and took home the “best dressed” award as well as the first place trophies. This was an unfortunate occurrence for team “Huck Yeah!,” considering that members of the newspaper staff had jumped ship to take part on that team. However, all members of the team expressed their overall satisfaction at the results of the tournament and had fun playing the other teams.

“The Merdes,” which had a 1-2 record, losing to team “Huck Yeah!” in the preliminary round and the semi-final round, was comprised mostly of members of French Honor Society. Dressed in all black, they took down the team “Movers and Shakespeares,” the only team with teachers competing. That team consisted of several staff members and a few students from captain Mr. Goodrich’s theatre class. They had an 0-2 record, losing first to “Woah Woah Woah Woah Woah,” and then to “The Merdes,” in the next round. Finally, team  “Woah Woah Woah Woah Woah,” and “Huck Yeah!” each played several games in a double-elimination style tournament. While “Huck Yeah!” had an even 2-2 record, beating “The Merdes” twice, “Woah Woah Woah Woah Woah,” was undefeated. They first beat “Movers and Shakespeares,” and then defeated the glorious “Huck Yeah!” twice.

Overall, the tournament was vastly entertaining, so it is unfortunate that so few people had the chance to take part in the fun event. However, the ones who did enjoyed the games.