Mock Trial Wins State Runner-Up

Posted March 20, 2017 / Last updated March 21, 2017

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The Jesuit mock trial team of (from left) Andrew Navarre, Nathan Alvarez, Ethan Ehrhardt, Manuel Molina, Andrew Kuebel, and Nick Leonik takes second at the state competition.

Jesuit’s Mock Trial team placed second in the State Mock Trial Championship in Monroe on Saturday, March 11. The attorneys on Jesuit’s team included juniors Nathan Alvarez, Andrew Kuebel, and Manuel Molina. The witnesses in the competition were senior Andre Navarre and juniors Ethan Erhardt and Nick Leonik.

After prevailing in two early rounds to reach the Championship, the Jays fell to Caddo Magnet on a split ballot. In individual awards, Manuel Molina was recognized as the tournament’s best attorney.

The Mock Trial Team is coached by Brett Wise ’82, Michael Mentz ’74, and John Becknell ’05.