Escanaba tops Marquette in High School Bowl

Escanaba High School defeated Marquette Senior High School 290-130 in the quarter-finals of Public TV 13’s High School Bowl. Representing Marquette, seated from left, are players Nels Lindquist, Alex Shahbazi, team captain Dave Broadway and Levi Johnson. Standing are alternates Jordan Matthews with coach Zack Sedgwick. Players for Escanaba are, seated from left, Sam LaMarche, team captain Tom Simons, Michael Whitman and Tyler Anthony. Standing are alternates Mark Lynch and Jake Taylor with coach Phil Lynch. High School Bowl host G.G. Gordon is standing at lower left. Forty schools from the Upper Peninsula field teams for the High School Bowl tournament, now celebrating 35 years on the air. Running from November through the championship game in April, the High School Bowl series airs on Public TV 13 at 8 p.m. Saturdays and noon Mondays.