Jeopardy, based in Toronto! phenom maintains its streak with a 16th victory


canadian Peril! Phenomenon Mattea Roach is looking for a 17th straight win in an episode airing Wednesday night.

Roach, who grew up in Halifax, extended his remarkable run on the television quiz show on Tuesday night.

She has the eighth longest streak in the history of the quiz show.

To move up the list, the 23-year-old will need 19 wins to be level with David Madden and Jason Zuffranieri.

As of Tuesday’s game, Roach had collected a total of US$368,981.

She also earned a spot in the show’s Tournament of Champions, which is due to air in the fall, and has the longest winning streak by a Canadian contestant.