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Pingpong tournament packs its brackets

Left to right, Connor Case, 18, freshman of Rapid City, S.D., Andrew Rios, 18, freshman of Lexington, Zach Sandstrom, 18, freshman of Chadron, and Shane Hadley, 18, freshman of Moorcroft, Wyo., explode with excitement Sept. 16 during the pingpong tournament hosted by the Pit. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

Connor Case, Andrew Rios, Zach Sandstrom, and Shane Hadley explode with excitement Sept. 16 during the pingpong tournament hosted by the Pit. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

The Pit organized a ping-pong tournament for 8 p.m. Sept. 16. The event had 54 participants, causing Jamie Keller, a Pit activities coordinator, to “scour” the internet for a bracket large enough to support the turnout, he said.

In addition to the participants, a cheering crowd and an “official” referee attended the event.

The majority of the contestants faced off over tables on the main floor of the Student Center. During the final heats for top placements, the matches moved down into the Pit itself and were darkly lit.

The following is a listing of the top three players.

James De La Cerna, 19, sophomore of San Diego, chops the pingpong ball in one of the final heats of the tournament Sept. 16 in the Student Center. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

James De La Cerna, 19, sophomore of San Diego, chops the pingpong ball in one of the final heats of the tournament Sept. 16 in the Student Center. — Photo by Vera Ulitina

- First Place -
Austen Stephens, freshman of Lincoln

- Second Place -
Khaleel Al Farsi, freshman of United Arab Emeritaes

- Third Place -
James De La Cerna, sophomore of San Diego

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