The three students on Catonsville High School It's Academic team found themselves in a familiar position heading into the fifth and final round of the Super Bowl on May 12 in Washington.
Senior Chris Blair and juniors Adam Antoszewski and Abel Deneke trailed the leaders from James Hubert Blake High School in Montgomery County by about 30 points, the equivalent of a couple of correct answers.
During the previous competitions for Baltimore region supremacy, they had stormed back with a strong final round to win.
But that was not to be as the Washington region champions were too fast on the buzzer and pulled about 200 points ahead.
Catonsville finished second,...