Jeopardy Encore Presentation Recap – August 31, 2016

Semifinal #3 from the 2016 Teachers Tournament, taped at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC!

This episode originally aired on May 11, 2016.

Today’s contestants:

Lauren Gilmore, a high school history teacher from Lake Wales, FL
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Cory Harris, a high school English teacher from Mystic, CT
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Jason Sterlacci, a 6th grade English teacher from Somerset, NJ
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Cory did his best to make it a game but fell on a late Daily Double!

Final Jeopardy! category: STATE SONGS

Final Jeopardy! clue: Its state song rhymes “patriotic gore” with the name of its largest city

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What is Maryland?

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Scores going into Final Jeopardy:
Jason $16,200
Lauren $6,000
Cory $1,700

Final results:
Cory $1,700 – $125 = $1,575
Lauren $6,000 – $0 = $6,000
Jason $16,200 + 0 = $16,200

Daily Double locations:
1) STOPPED BREATHING IN THE 1800s $600 (12th pick)
Cory 2400 +2400 (Jason 1400 Lauren 800)

2) LATIN CLASS $1600 (11th pick)
Lauren 1800 +1000 (Jason 9600 Cory 8200)
3) THE VIETNAM WAR ERA $1600 (25th pick)
Cory 9800 -9700 (Jason 15000 Lauren 5200)

Game stats:
Jason 16,200 Coryat, 23 correct, 2 incorrect, 42.11% in first on buzzer
Lauren 6,600 Coryat, 11 correct, 1 incorrect, 17.54% in first on buzzer
Cory 9,600 Coryat, 16 correct, 3 incorrect, 26.32% in first on buzzer

Jason Sterlacci, stats to date:
51 correct
6 incorrect
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $400)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
42.11% in first on buzzer (48/114)
Average Coryat: $18,500

Lauren Gilmore, final stats:
29 correct
5 incorrect
1/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: $1,000)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
25.44% in first on buzzer (29/114)
Average Coryat: $7,900

Cory Harris, final stats:
38 correct
10 incorrect
1/3 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$10,300)
1/2 in Final Jeopardy
35.09%% in first on buzzer (40/114)
Average Coryat: $10,500

(contestant photo credit: jeopardy.com)

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