Martin Luther King High School defeats Chaparral High School in Riverside County Mock Trial Championship

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Team members from Martin Luther King High School’s Mock Trial team clinch the 39th annual Riverside County Mock Trial Championship Saturday, Feb. 27, including in the top row from left, Precious Baltazar, Chloe Christensen, Luke Morales and Rachel Reiter; in the bottom row, Jacob Phelps, Madyson Schindler, Jacob Guastella and Gianella Vasquez. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE – After the virtual gavel sounded in the online courtroom at the 39th annual Riverside County Mock Trial Championships Saturday, Feb. 27, Martin Luther King High School from the Riverside Unified School District was named the champion for the third time in school history, after defeating the team from Chaparral High School. King High School advances to the 2021 California State Mock Trial Championship set to take place virtually from March 19-21. They will vie for a chance to compete at the National Mock Trial Competition set for May 13-15 in Evansville, Indiana. In the semifinal round held earlier Saturday, King High School defeated Notre Dame High School, and Chaparral High School advanced by dispatching returning champion, Poly High School. The monthlong competitio
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