Wylie man in lead going into ‘Jeopardy!’ finals tonight

July 5, 2013 

Benjamin Ingram of Lake Wylie continued his game on Jeopardy! with three victories to defend his newly-minted status as a Jeopardy! champion.

The 30-year-old I.T. consultant, originally from Florence, S.C., is in a rematch tonight on America’s Favorite Quiz Show with Karen O'Donnell challenging co-champions Hunter Sandison and Ingram, according to thejeopardyfan.com. He’s working to build on his $53,230 cash winnings.

Going into tonight’s finals, Ingram got the key $2,000 clue in “At the Drive In: to ensure his lead going into final with $16,000, followed by Sandison with $15,800 and O’Donnell with $6,400.

According to the blog, Ingram’s first order of business is to buy a new bed with his winnings.

Jeopardy! airs locally at 7:30 p.m. on WCNC-TV. For more information, visit Jeopardy.com.

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