Reno's Davidson Academy wins 2016 Nevada Science Bowl

From left, Matthew Bauer, Rinik Kumar, Haydn Bradstreet, Paolo Adajar, Eric Liu, Coach Brett Guisti.
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LAS VEGAS, Nev. (KOLO) - UPDATE: Reno's Davidson Academy of Nevada won the 25th Annual Nevada Science Bowl held in Las Vegas on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.

Davidson Academy started the day by beating 32 high school teams and then defeated Las Vegas' Clark High School in the championship match after nearly 11 hours of spirited competition.

The public school, located on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, won the $5,000 first prize (for use in the school's math/science department) and will represent Nevada in the Department of Energy's National Science Bowl in Washington D.C. in April.

The National Nuclear Security Administration-Nevada Field Office is the signature sponsor of Nevada Science Bowl.
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(AP) Quick buzzers and correct answers will win when 160 students from 27 Nevada high schools - and one school each from California and Utah - compete in the 24th annual Nevada Science Bowl in Las Vegas.

Teams from the Las Vegas area and as far away as Lake Tahoe, Reno, Lovelock, Fallon, Big Pine, California, and Cedar City, Utah, will compete Saturday at Vegas PBS studios.

The competition is hosted by the National Nuclear Security Administration's Nevada Field Office in North Las Vegas.

Questions come in biology, chemistry, physics, math, astronomy and other sciences.

The show is taped for broadcast in coming weeks.

The top 12 teams win cash for their math and science departments.

The winner gets a trip to Washington, D.C., for the National Science Bowl in April.

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