We shared yesterday that Carlton native Sam Kavanaugh would be making an appearance on the TV quiz show Jeopardy! on Wednesday afternoon, and Kavanaugh ended up defeating his two opponents to advance to Thursday's show!

Kavanaugh's winnings in his first day came to a total of $38,001 after correctly answering the Final Jeopardy clue "For help with research, the author of this 2003 novel acknowledged the Louvre, Catholic World News & “five members of Opus Dei”. His (correct) answer was "What is The Da Vinci Code?"

Kavanaugh will compete once again, taking on challengers Kirsten Rose, a Librarian from Williamstown, Massachusetts, and Steven Green, a software engineer from Millbrae, California.

You can catch today's episode at 5:00 pm on CBS3 here in the Twin Ports area.