With a big comeback, Meridian Elementary School's fourth-grade Battle of the Books team defeated East Side Elementary's team, 52-49, Friday afternoon. The teams answered questions about books on the Young Hoosier Book Award nominee list. Meridian's fifth-grade team defeated East Side earlier in the day. Pictured is Meridian's fourth-grade team, from left: Bailey Fiddler, Avery Laughmiller, Kaitlin Galloway and Lauren Atkinson. Melinda Quasius Photo.