Spruce Ridge School’s Mixed Mind team won the annual Battle of Books between all Estevan Grade 7-8 entrants. Their total was 60,5 points. Bedtime Stories of Westview School chose pajamas as their team theme. They claimed the second spot with 58,5 points and also won the best outfit title. The Nerd Herd of Pleasantdale School came in third with 55,5 points and was recognized as the team with the best banner as well. The Midnight Readers of Hillcrest School received 45,5 points. Belliferous Bulldogs of Pleasantdale School had 22,5 points, being just 1,5 point ahead of their schoolmates, Book Busters. Wednesday’s Mercury will have more on this competition.