Wins are a source of pride in Delco Hi-Q but points are coveted by teams hoping for a playoff appearance. The high scoring team in the regular season moves directly to the Championship while the next six teams compete in a semi-final round to earn a place in the Championship.
STEM at Showalter and Valley Forge Military Academy competed to finish the regular season on February 9th. Valley Forge took an early lead and kept it through the end of the contest. Final Scores- Chester STEM: 12; VFMA: 37
With all 20 regular season contests now complete, the playoff rankings have been determined. Garnet Valley ended in first place, with a total of 159 points and will advance to the Championship scheduled for Friday, March 5 to defend their title. Their opponents will be decided by two semi-finals contests. The winner will take home the Donna Zerby Trophy.
Haverford High School finished second with 146 points and will host sixth place Upper Darby and seventh place, Springfield on Thursday, February 18 at 9:00 am via Zoom. Delaware County Christian School ended in third place, with 143 points and will host fourth place Radnor and fifth place Penncrest on Tuesday, February 16 at 10:45 am via Zoom.
Delco Hi-Q is a partnership between Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) and Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Foundation. FMFCU Vice President Rick Durante serves as Director and Quizmaster and FMFCU CSR Program Manager Danielle Griffin is Hi-Q Assistant Director. In addition to support from the 20 participating schools, Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union and the Wilbur C. and Betty Lea Henderson Foundation are the primary corporate sponsors. Additional support comes from longtime sponsor Kimberly-Clark Chester Operations and the Delaware County Daily Times.