Havre debater just misses top spot at Laurel invitational
Last updated 12/14/2020 at 9:33am
The Havre High School speech and debate team again did well in this year's format of online tournaments, with senior LillieAnn Mecklenburg just missing the top spot in Lincoln-Douglas debate.
Mecklenburg was the only one of 26 LD debaters to go undefeated in the four preliminary rounds, and didn't lose a single ballot until finals. Mecklenburg won a 3-0 decision in semifinals against a Frenchtown debater before losing on a split decision to a Columbia Falls debater in finals and ending in second place.
"Lillie has been working hard all season, and it almost took her to firs...