Izard County advances to face Norfork for Quiz Bowl state title

The Izard County High School Quiz Bowl team has set up a battle between local teams for the state's biggest prize. The Cougars will face Norfork for the Class 1A state championship after winning their semifinal match in the Arkansas Governor's Quiz Bowl Association State Tournament Saturday in Morrilton.

Izard County upset top-seeded Haas Hall Academy-Rogers 155-145 to advance to the title match. In the prior rounds, the Cougars also beat Ouachita, Mount Vernon-Enola, Dermott and Haas Hall-Springdale.

Norfork and Izard County will square off for the Class 1A title Saturday, April 27th, at 1:30 in Conway. The match will be broadcast on AETN.

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