The team from Venture Academy Family of Schools fought its way over two weeks of competition and six rounds of play to become the champion of the 2016 San Joaquin County Mock Trial Competition. Of the teams from 10 county high schools that began the competition, only four teams remained on Feb. 27, when the final two rounds took place at the San Joaquin County Courthouse. They were followed by an awards ceremony at the Stockton Federal Building. As the winning team, Venture will compete in the state competition in March 18-20 in Sacramento.
When the scores were tallied after the championship round, Venture Academy and Tracy High were tied. Individual points broke the tie.
Stockton Early College Academy took third place. Merrill F. West High School came in fourth.
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