The South Pasadena High School Academic Decathlon Team is the 2017 Los Angeles County Champions! For the third consecutive year, the Tigers won the Academic Decathlon competition for Los Angeles County – making SPHS the first school to do so in the 35-year history of the competition. The team broke the record for the highest overall team score and received a perfect score in the overall super quiz. SPHS team member, Thomas Sawano, was the highest scoring scholastic student in the entire county. The county competition involved 60 teams from 26 districts. The junior varsity team also won second place in the junior varsity division. Looking forward, the SPHS team advances to the California Academic Decathlon competition in March.