North Carolina 8th Graders Are First Team to Repeat as National School SCRABBLE® Champions and $10,000 Prize
14 Apr, 2012, 05:52 ET
ORLANDO, Fla., April 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- They are a little bit taller and their voices are a little bit deeper from when they won the 2009 National School SCRABBLE® Championship as 10 year-olds. But their way with words remained the same as Andy Hoang and Erik Salgado captured the 2012 National School SCRABBLE® Championship in Orlando, FL. The pair bested Thomas Draper and Nicholas Vasquez from Millburn, NJ in a close final 422-376. Among the words played in the final game were CUIF, AGEE, WARTY, AND STANINES. The annual event featured 150 of the top scholastic SCRABBLE® experts from all over the US and Canada. Visit www.schoolscrabble.com for more information.
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SOURCE National SCRABBLE Association
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