Speech team finishes third at Swanville

The Maple Lake speech team tied for third at Swanville on Saturday. Placing for the Irish were Amber Dale, Jenna Anderson, Maggie Carey, and Bernadette Loch, honorable mention in duos; Lexy Medley, honorable mention in serious prose; Brooke Ankerfelt, 3rd in Great Speeches; Charlie Stejskal, 1st in Extemp. Speaking; Melissa Timmers, 1st in Storytelling; and in discussion, the Irish swept with Kyle Pilger taking 3rd, Dylan Schlueter 2nd, and Maddie Nelson, 1st.  Next week, the Irish travel to Norwood-Young America.