Essex High School

School information

Location: Essex Junction
Enrollment: 1300
Nickname: Hornets
Colors: Blue and Gold

Coach

Head coach: David Rome
Year as coach: 5th at Essex, 25th overall
State tournament record at Essex: 71-21-1
State tournament record overall: 226-89-1

Team Information

Region: Chittenden
State Championships: 9 (1995, 2002, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2021)
Medlar Cups: 1 (2012)

2019-2020 Results

Overall A team record: 51-14
Overall B team record: 24-19
Overall C team record: 17-10-1

Vermont State Tournament
A Team:
12-3
EHS Score Opponent Opp. Score
Chittenden Regional Varsity: 5-0
330 Champlain Valley 265
235 Burlington 100
455 Mt. Mansfield 95
395 South Burlington B 45
420 South Burlington A 200
Addison Regional Varsity: 2-3
245 South Burlington A 295
155 Burlington A 290
280 Middlebury A 290
275 Mt. Mansfield 120
240 Missisquoi A 120
First-Round Playoffs: 5-0
645 Windsor 75
615 Woodstock 110
395 South Burlington 325
375 Champlain Valley 350
420 Middlebury 300
B Team: 10-4
Chittenden Regional JV A: 5-0
Addison Regional JV A: 2-3
JV State Playoffs Large: 3-1
C Team: 8-2
Chittenden Regional JV B: 4-1
JV State Playoffs C: 4-1
     
NAA National Academic Championship: 7-2, quarterfinalists
EHS Score Opponent Opp. Score
Preliminary Rounds: 5-1
305 Logan (Wisc.) 125
335 Ellicottvile Central (N.Y.) 145
360 Easton (Pa.) 230
360 Bayfield (Colo.) 105
225 Pingry (N.J.) 415
340 Stillwater (N.Y.) 65
Round of 32
435 Southold (N.Y.) 140
Round of 16
325 Decatur (Ga.) 295
Quarterfinals
305 Lusher (La.) 530
Other tournaments:
	Sue Pasco Opening Tournament: A 8-2, 2nd place; B 6-4; C 4-5-1
	Great Halloween States Tournament: A 10-1, 2nd place
	Pre-Holiday Academic Tournament: A 7-1, 4th place; B 4-4; C 5-3
	Vermont NAQT Championship: A 6-3, 2nd place; B 2-6
	Scholars' Bowl Online Tournament: A 1-2; B 2-1

Results from Recent Seasons

Overall 2018-19 record: 38-18

Vermont State Tournament: 13-6, quarterfinalists
EHS Score Opponent Opp. Score
Chittenden Regional Varsity: 3-2
445 Mt. Mansfield 30
195 Rice Memorial 165
265 Burlington 240
245 South Burlington A 310
215 Champlain Valley A 340
Addison Regional Varsity: 5-0
295 Burlington A 270
295 Middlebury A 175
360 BFA-St. Albans 90
405 Spaulding 130
330 South Burlington 175
First-Round Playoffs: 3-2
295 Burlington A 325
475 BFA-St. Albans A 175
440 Windsor 155
255 Hanover 345
460 Cabot A 145
Medlar Cup First Round
370 Windsor 170
Medlar Cup Semifinals
460 Burr and Burton 255
Medlar Cup Final
295 Middlebury 455
Quarterfinals
315 Burlington 350
Previous State Tournament Results
	1995-96 -- 1-1, octofinalists
	1996-97 -- 1-1, octofinalists
	1997-98 -- 4-1, second place
	1998-99 -- 2-2, octofinalists
	1999-00 -- 3-2, octofinalists
	2000-01 -- 8-1, semifinalists
	2001-02 -- 9-0, state champions
	2002-03 -- 2-4, octofinalists
	2003-04 -- 7-1, semifinalists
	2004-05 -- 7-2, quarterfinalists
	2005-06 -- 6-2, A bracket second round
	2006-07 -- 8-2, semifinalists
	2007-08 -- 7-3, second place
	2008-09 -- 6-3, semifinalists
	2009-10 -- 12-0, state champions
	2010-11 -- 8-8, quarterfinalists
	2011-12 -- 12-7, quarterfinalists, Medlar Cup champion
	2012-13 -- 14-1, state champions
	2013-14 -- 16-1, state champions
	2014-15 -- 14-3, state champions
	2015-16 -- 10-9, quarterfinalists
	2016-17 -- 19-2-1, state champions
	2017-18 -- 17-1, state champions
Superlatives from Other Recent Tournaments	
	NAQT National Championship Tournament: Playoff qualifiers, 2015
	National Academic Championship: Quarterfinalists, 2020
	Sue Pasco Opening Tournament: Champion, 2013, 2016, 2017; Second place, 2005, 2012, 2014, 2019; Third place, 2003, 2006; Fourth place, 2004, 2009, 2018
	Vermont NAQT Championship: Champion, 2014, 2015, 2017; Second place, 2013, 2018; Third place, 2009, 2010, 2015; Fourth place, 2012, 2016, 2019; Fifth place, 2011; Sixth place, 2007
	Pre-Holiday Academic Tournament: Champions, 2009, 2013, 2016; Second place, 2012; Third place, 2008; FIfth place, 2007, 2014, 2017, 2018
	Great Halloween States Tournament: Champions, 2016; Runners-up, 2017, 2019
	Fall Hanover Round Robin: Champions, 2003; Second place, 2005; Semifinalists, 2006; Quarterfinalists, 2007, 2002
	Spring Hanover Round Robin: Quarterfinalists, 1998, 1999, 2002

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