By Jennifer Bader
Over the Halloween weekend, the Legal Eagles of the Chaminade Mock Trial Team competed against the best competition in the state at the 2nd Annual Beach Ball Invitational held at UC Irvine. Chaminade was one of the twenty-two top mock trial teams from across the state invited to participate. Of the schools represented, over half were the reigning champion from their county and more than a quarter have won state, national, or world championships.
After four rounds of fierce competition, the Chaminade Team took 6th place overall. Veronica Mansour ’17 was recognized as one of the Top Witnesses in the Tournament. This year’s team include Noelle Johnson ’16, London Pace ’16, Max Newman ’17, Conor Fairtlough ’17, Spencer Levitt ’17, Lexi Afradi ’17, Veronica Mansour ’17, Christine Gotthardt ’17, Christopher Azarloza ’17, Bryce Hurless ’17, Kristina Marter ’17, Samantha Bader ’18, Louis Gerny ’18, Rebecca Steinberg ’18, Spencer Delgado ’18, Hannah Sellfors ’18.
The team looks to build upon its success as they start their county competition Monday, November 2 along with 95 other teams from across Los Angeles.