Andy here with Friday’s recap!
J! round categories:
IT’S A PLANET
AROUND THE BODY
SUMMER OLYMPIC SPORTS
As has been happening much this week, the Daily Double came out early, under AROUND THE BODY $600! Joe got to play it, with scores at:
Joe bet $1,000. His clue: The system inside these organs is commonly called the bronchial tree. His correct response put him at $1,400!
At the first break, the scores were:
Sydney’s French exchange student has already informed her that she’s going to France with her winnings on Jeopardy!
Sam’s the shortest player in the tournament at 5 feet tall. He’s a basketball shooting guard, though!
Coming out of the break, all 3 players did quite well! Joe picked up plenty of $1,000 clues! Scores after 30:
DJ! round categories:
KNOW YOUR “RIGHT”S
A CAMPUS TOUR
Surprise surprise, STATE CAPITALS $1600 had a Daily Double! Sam got to play it, scores were:
Sam bet $1,400. His clue: Its family history library on NW Temple St. has over 2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records. He went for Harrisburg and fell to $3,200.
Even though all 3 players lost money early on this round, they were able to recover well! The second Daily Double was under BUGS $1600, on the round’s penultimate clue! Scores:
Sydney bet $1,400. Her clue: Ladybugs and boll weevils are types of this insect, the largest order in the animal kingdom. Her correct response put her at $13,000!
Scores going into Final:
FJ! category: WEBSITES
FJ! clue: A slang term for Harvard’s freshman register gave this website its name
Sam 10400 + 9600 = 20000
Joe 12000 + 9998 = 21998
Sydney 13000 + 11001 = 24001
#jeopardylivetweet and then my heart sank
— Erin Christopher (@Erin_Elise9) July 25, 2014
Wild Card standings:
Cooper Lair (Monday winner)
Selena Groh (Tuesday winner)
William Golden (Wednesday winner)
Alan Koolik (Thursday winner)
Sydney Mokel (Friday winner)
1. Joe Taglic $21,998
2. Sam Lerner $20,000
3. Jeff Xie $19,000
4. Kat Deabill $14,000
5. Erin Christopher $9,000
6. Ananya Nrusimha $6,801
7. Kevin Huang $6,800
8. Nikki Airi $2,800
9. Eileen Bunch $2,799
10. Josiah Takang -$2,800