JEOPARDY! contestant Jackson Jones left Mayim Bialik and the audience gasping for breath before winning Friday’s High School Reunion Tournament episode.

He announces after finding the last Daily Double with a big lead:  “I’ve always wanted to say this”…and then takes a sharp left turn with a $200 bet.

Jackson, a junior at Vanderbilt University from Louisville and was one again facing Avi Gupta, a senior at Stanford University from Portland, Oregon, and Lucas Miner, a junior at Yale University from Miami, Florida. They squared off in a Teen Tournament three years ago when Jackson went to Eastern High school, and Avi beat Jackson last time. So it was a redemption story!  He goes to the finals this week.

Speaking of Louisvillians on game shows, Jennifer Koch, a librarian at Chenoweth Elementary School, will be on Wheel of Fortune tonight! 

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