Back to 2002 School SCRABBLE® Championships

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Date:

Friday, April 26th, 2002

Site:

Sports Plus, 110 New Moriches Road, Lake Grove, NY

From Northern State Parkway: Tale Northern State Parkway East to end. Continue on Route 347 (Nesconset Highway). At fork, bear left remaining on Rte. 347. Continue east past Rte. 25 Middle Country Road, Smith Haven Mall will be on your right side. Turn right into Event Center Parking lot.

From Manhattan: Mid Town tunnel to Long Island Expressway (I-495 East). Take Long Island Expressway to 53 North (Sunken Meadow Parkway). Take Sunken Meadow Parkway approximately 1 mile to Northern State Parkway East (SM1). Take Northern State Parkway and follow directions above.

From Eastern Long Island: Long Island Expressway (1-495) to exit 58 North. Proceed on Old Nichols Road to end. At stop sign, turn left onto Moriches Road. At second light, turn right onto Middle Country road (Route 25). Make left at first light onto New Moriches Road. At first light, turn right into entrance of Sports Plus.

Winners:

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Regional Champions
L.I.G.H.T.
(Long Island Growing Home Together)
Homeschooling
Freeport
Anastasia Zygarowicz (6th grade)
J.J. Goldstein (7th grade)
5-0, +446

Runners-Up
Manor Oaks
New Hyde Park
Dominic Regalbuto (5th grade)
Matthew Bodh (6th grade)
5-0, +290

Second Runners-Up
Commack Middle School
Commack
Sam Smith (7th grade)
Ilana Cantor (7th grade)
4.5-0.5, +313

Prizes:

Each contestant receives a medal, a certificate of participation, a SCRABBLE® baseball cap, Nickelodeon Games & Sports items, a SCRABBLE® game and a T-shirt.

In addition, each member of the First Place Team receives $500 from Hasbro, P.C. Richards gift certificates, Newsday books and memorabilia; each member of the Second Place Team $250 from Hasbro, P.C. Richards gift certificates, Newsday books and memorabilia; and each member of the Third Place Team $100 from Hasbro, P.C. Richards gift certificates, Newsday books and memorabilia.

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Full Standings:

RANK SCHOOL/TEAM                       WIN/LOSS SPREAD
  1. L.I.G.H.T. Homeschooling          5-0        +446
  2. Manor Oaks                        5-0        +290
  3. Commack Middle                    4.5-0.5    +313
  4. Brooklyn Avenue                   4.5-0.5    +270
  5. Notre Dame                        4-1        +290
  6. Hebrew Academy/Nassau             4-1        +286
  7. Oakdale Bohemia                   4-1        +270
  8. Hebrew Academy/Nassau (Alternate) 4-1        +269
  9. A.P. Willets                      4-1        +257
 10. Howitt Middle                     4-1        +202
 11. John Pearl                        4-1        +139
 12. Accompsett                        4-1        +120
 13. Woodland Middle                   4-1        +115
 14. Smithtown Middle                  4-1         +84
 15. Nathaniel Hawthorne MS74          4-1         +69
 16. Willets Road                      4-1         +31
 17. St. Pius V                        4-1         -82
 18. Tamarac School                    3.5-1.5    +353
 19. Oceanside                         3.5-1.5    +162
 20. St. Aidan                         3.5-1.5    +159
 21. L.I. School for the Gifted        3-2        +239
 22. Branch Brook                      3-2        +196
 23. Solomon Schechter                 3-2        +187
 24. M.D. Fayette                      3-2        +183
 25. Dogwood                           3-2        +151
 26. IS 227 Q                          3-2        +144
 27. Francis Wilson                    3-2        +140
 28. Boyle Road                        3-2        +135
 29. Yeshiva of South Shore            3-2        +125
 30. Southwest Elementary              3-2        +118
 31. Bayshore Middle                   3-2        +111
 32. PS 129 Q                          3-2         +86
 33. Merrimac                          3-2         +66
 34. Frank P. Long                     3-2         +64
 35. JFK-Comsewogue                    3-2         +56
 36. Birch Lane                        3-2         +53
 37. Yeshiva Har Torah                 3-2         +49
 38. Burr Intermediate                 3-2         +40
 39. Stewart Manor                     3-2         +29
 40. South Side                        3-2          +7
 41. PS 94                             3-2         -43
 42. Oldfield Middle                   3-2         -49
 43. Chippewa                          3-2         -61
 44. Great Hollow                      3-2         -70
 45. Ocean Avenue                      3-2         -98
 46. Howell Road                       3-2        -119
 47. Lincoln Orens                     2.5-2.5     +47
 48. Herricks Middle                   2-3        +178
 49. Longwood                          2-3        +130
 50. Dickinson Avenu                   2-3        +103
 51. Saltzman East Memorial            2-3         +84
 52. Seaford Manor                     2-3         +78
 53. Woodhaven PS 60 Q                 2-3         +75
 54. Nathaniel Woodhull                2-3         +69
 55. PS 146 Q                          2-3         +42
 56. Weber Middle                      2-3         +30
 57. Highland                          2-3         +21
 58. Central Blvd.                     2-3          +6
 59. Sea Cliff                         2-3         -16
 60. Tuckahoe                          2-3         -25
 61. Nokomis                           2-3         -26
 62. Holy Family Regional              2-3         -42
 63. Kellenberg Memorial               2-3         -67
 64. Bethel Christian Learning Academy 2-3         -78
 65. Ruth C. Kinney                    2-3         -85
 66. Roslyn                            2-3         -95
 67. Hampton Bays                      2-3         -99
 68. Laddie A. Decker                  2-3        -106
 69. Jackson Avenue                    2-3        -131
 70. Renaissance- MS 192 Q             2-3        -145
 71. Brookside                         2-3        -148
 72. William Floyd                     2-3        -150
 73. L.I. Lutheran High                2-3        -170
 73. Caroline G. Atkinson              2-3        -170
 74. New Lane                          2-3        -183
 75. Remsenberg-Speonk                 2-3        -195
 76. Kramer Lane                       2-3        -218
 77. Pulaski School                    2-3        -240
 78. E.J. Bosti                        1-4          -8
 79. James A. Dever                    1-4         -99
 80. A.T. Morrow                       1-4        -133
 81. JFK East Islip                    1-4        -136
 82. Copiague Middle                   1-4        -141
 83. North Coleman Road                1-4        -148
 84. Clear Stream Avenue               1-4        -149
 85. Hewlett                           1-4        -181
 86. St. Christopher's                 1-4        -233
 87. PS 84                             1-4        -246
 88. Drexel Avenue                     1-4        -253
 89. Clara H. Carlson                  1-4        -271
 90. Walnut Street                     1-4        -301
 91. Milton Olive                      1-4        -303
 92. Northern Parkway                  1-4        -339
 93. Sagamore Junior High              0-5        -193
 94. Lincoln Avenue                    0-5        -341
 95. Grand Avenue                      0-5        -384

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