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Grand Blanc teen competes for $100K

Compiled by Sharon Stone​ ​ ​

Shriya Yarlagadda, a sophomore at Grand Blanc High School, is one of 15 teens competing in Jeopardy! 2019 Teen Tournament. She has a chance at winning $100,000.

 According to, Yarlagadda will compete in the quarterfinals against Avi Gupta, a senior from Portland, Oregon and Hannah Nekritz, a senior from Stamford, Connecticut. Their match-up will air Friday, June 21.

 Three teens from Charlotte, North Carolina; Macon, Georgia and Sioux Falls, South Dakota will compete June 17. Three teens from Miami, Florida; Bellaire, Texas and Bakersfield, California compete June 18. Three teens from Canton, Georgia; Wheelersburg, Ohio and Chevy Chase, Maryland compete June 19 and three teens from Louisville, Kentucky; Basking Ridge, New Jersey and Redmond, Washington compete June 20.

 Winners will move on to semifinals and then finals. Those dates have not been announced.

 Residents in this area can watch Jeopardy! weekdays on WDIV NBC Detroit, Monday-Friday at 7:30 p.m.; weekdays on WNEM-DT CBS Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Monday-Friday at 7 p.m., and daytime Jeopardy! on WNEM-D2 MNT Flint-Saginaw-Bay City, Monday-Friday at 2:30 p.m.