Excel: 2nd highest score analysis using vlookup or macros


Hello, I have stumbled upon quite difficult task, maybe you could give me a hand at solving this task though. SCORES OF STUDENTS

A1 SCORE SCORE SCORE SCORE SCORE SCORE SCORE RESULT
ALAN 50 60 70 90 50 65 60 FALSE
BORIS 56 60 70 95 50 60 72 TRUE
CLIVE 60 62 90 80 40 60 70 TRUE
DENVER 50 100 90 70 60 80 77 FALSE
EZAN 60 95 90 80 50 51 75 TRUE
If H2 >2nd highest number result should be TRUE 1.If 2nd highest number is before 1st highest number ignore it and consider numbers which falls after 1st highest (here Alan scored 70 marks which is 2nd highest. but it falls before 1st high = 90. consider 65 as 2nd highest and ignore 70 which was before 1st high score) 2.If 2nd highest falls immediately after 1st highest score, ignore that 2nd highest. (Here Denver scored 90 which is 2nd highest but it falls immediately after 1st score. so consider 80 as 2nd highest) 3.If its a decrement value, dont consider any of the above values till we get an incremental value (Here EZAN scred 95-90-80 but its in decremental series. so, 1st highest is 95 and 2nd highest is 51 and not 90 or 80) 4.Before 2nd highest number there should be a number which is lesser (Clive 2nd highest 70 . before that 60 which is lesser) I really hope you can help. Thank you


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