Pam Schehl/News Danville’s Team Black did well in state Mock Trial competition. Pictured are, first row from left, Kat Mickley, Alyssa Urban and Payton Colopy. Second row from left, Amber Pitsenberger, East Knox High School’s Tony Gault and Alyssa Iverson. Third row from left, adviser Jim Holmes, Breana Pitsenberger, Ethan Shultz and Daniel Alden. Purchase
DANVILLE — Danville’s Team Black made a good showing at the March 7 state Mock Trial championship. In Trial 1, the defense team of attorneys Alyssa Urban and Daniel Alden, witnesses Alyssa Iverson and Breana Pitsenberger, and timekeeper Payton Colopy went against Westerville North Plaintiff.
In the second trial, the plaintiff team, consisting of attorneys Kat Mickley and Amber Pitsenberger, witnesses Ethan Shultz and Tony Gault and bailiff/timekeeper Payton Colopy went against Indian Hills Team Blue Defense.
Adviser Jim Holmes said, “The youngsters did an absolutely marvelous job presenting their parts and arguing the issues of the case. The heartbreak came at the end of the day when the advancing teams were announced and we learned that Team Black was four points short of being able to move on.
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