Lawrence High School debaters won first place at two tournaments last weekend.
Dylan Standish and Michael Young won first place at the Hayden High School Invitational Tournament. Standish and Young defeated Hutchinson High School in the final round.
At Shawnee Mission West High School, Nathan Rodriguez and John Finch took first place. The team defeated Shawnee Mission Northwest High School in the final round.
At Shawnee Mission East High School, the squad finished second in the overall school competition. Matt Hochstetler and Peter Higgins took fourth place in the championship division. Matthew Jansen and Isaac Hilpman took third place in the junior varsity division. Sarah Martinez and Parisa Farokhi took third place in the open division.