first year in WGBH's High School Quiz Show ended in the Eastern Mass. semifinals.
Sunday, Sharon students compete for a second shot at the state title.
WGBH's Brighton studio will host teams from 91 Massachusetts public high schools in a "Super Sunday" contest.
The highest-scoring 16 teams of four students on a 100-question quiz will compete in the single-elimination tournament, hosted by Billy Costa, WGBH said in a press release.
WGBH will begin taping the contests in January, with the show premiering Feb. 12, WGBH said.
Last year, Sharon lost to Hamilton-Wenham in the semifinal round, 295-210. Sharon defeatedin the opening round, 475-165. Sharon then defeated the , 455-405.
Each game features four rounds: toss-up, where each correct answer earns 10 points, but teams aren't penalized for incorrect answers; head-to-head, pitting one player from each team against each other for 90 seconds, with each correct and incorrect answer worth 10 points; categories, featuring six categories of five questions of increasing value; and the 90-second lightning round, with each correct and incorrect answer worth 20 points.
Sharon's team included then-senior Nishanth Iyengar, sophomores Matt Corman and Frank Zhou and freshman Siddharth Singh. Sophomores Hari Anbarasu and Pittayut Phonboon were the alternates.