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DSHS CX Debate Students Advance to UIL State Tournament

January 26, 2022


The Dripping Springs High School CX Debate team captured the District 26-5A title for the second consecutive year on Tuesday, Jan. 25.


DSHS defeated Kerrville Tivy, Johnson and Boerne Champion High Schools for the district crown. Senior Katherine Mihaly and junior Johnny Martinez placed first to advance to the UIL State Tournament. Mihaly will make her second appearance at the state competition after finishing as state runner-up with teammate Jackson Kaiser in 2021.


The team of senior Eli Craddock and sophomore Zoe Costanza placed third at the district meet, and sophomore Jackson Berthelsen and freshman Claire Bynum finished fourth.


The UIL CX Debate State Tournament will be held Mar. 18-19 at the University of Texas at Austin.