Penn High School's Spell Bowl squad made the 130 mile trip to Benton Central High School in Oxford, Indiana on Wednesday night, October 10.
But it was well worthwhile, as the Kingsmen completed an unbeaten six meet invitational season with a win over a four-team field.
For Penn, it was the final tune up before they face regional action on Monday, October 15.
Benton Central won third place on a tiebreaker.
Results of the Benton Central Invitational were:
1. PENN, 89
2. KOUTS, 48
3. BENTON CENTRAL, 28
4. MCCUTCHEON, 28
The Kingsmen junior varsity team earned 87.
Perfect spellers for the Penn varsity were: Leah Hershberger, Nitin Arora, Disha Waghray, Kanika Arora, Austin Heckaman, Marija Kapkus, Nisha Bhatt, Richard Jung and Jenny Huang.
Perfect spellers for the Penn junior varsity were: Presto George, Faihaan Arif, Alec Jacobs, Alex Cao, Josh Rajkumar, Alice Kwak and Max Kirsch.