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Two Ellicott City natives make 'Jeopardy' debut in College Championship

Two Ellicott City natives make 'Jeopardy' debut in College Championship

The knowledge of two Ellicott City natives will be tested on "Jeopardy" this week during the College Championship, as they compete for $100,000 and a spot in the Tournament of Champions.

Centennial High School graduates Clarissa Santori, 20, and Gary Tse, 18, filmed their "Jeopardy" episodes for the two-week tournament alongside 13 other contestants last month in Los Angeles. Quarterfinals began on Monday.

After a fierce round on Wednesday's episode, Santori came in third place, earning $14,000 in winnings. Santori was in second place (trailing by only $2,000) going into Final Jeopardy!, but got stumped on the last answer - in the category U.S. Political...

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