Edmonson County Middle School Academic Team wins Jr. National Championship for second consecutive year

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(WBKO) -- Edmonson County Middle School Academic Team becomes Jr. National Champions (New Orleans Division). This is the team's second year in a row to win the title.

At a weekend tournament in New Orleans featuring 28 teams, Edmonson County Middle School went 9-0, making their record 91-1 for the year.

There are tournaments in Washington, D.C., Orlando, and Chicago. An overall champion of the three tournament locations will be decided mid-June. In 2018, ECMS took home the overall championship title.

During the finals in New Orleans on Monday, Edmonson County Middle defeated a team from Arkansas.

Brody Johnson, Captain of Edmonson County Middle School's Academic Team was named National Tournament MVP and was the tournament’s high scorer with 1,270 points.

Johnson and a teammate Jonas Miller were inducted into the Academic Tournament Hall of Fame.

A list of tournament scores is as follows:
Game 1: EC over Deerfield B, Georgia: 555-35
Game 2: EC over Woodland, Arkansas: 410-210
Game 3: EC over Ramsey C, Arkansas: 450-140
Game 4: EC over Bayou Community, Louisiana: 495-120
Game 5: EC over Mt. DeSales Blue, Georgia: 415-100
Game 6: EC over Mt. DeSales Gold, 395-250

Quarter finals: EC over E-Stem, Arkansas: 520-105
Semi-finals: EC over Mt. DeSales Gold, Georgia, 595-125
Finals: EC over Ramsey Gold, Arkansas, 515-215