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NSSC 2012: Long Island Linguists [#34]

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On this page, you will find information about Long Island Linguists, who are competing at the 2012 National School SCRABBLE® Championship. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This team currently has a record of 6-1, +323, and is ranked #4.

Lower on this page, you can find a graphic showing the team’s ups and downs at this tournament, and a round-by-round report on the team’s opponents and games.

Background Information

[photo of Long Island Linguists]

Team name: Long Island Linguists
Team members: Kyle Imperato (Grade 7) and John Schuman (Grade 8)
Home: Bay Shore/Cold Spring, NY, USA
Round by Round

High score: 507
Average for: 408
Average against: 338

Round 1

[photo of Liberty MS]

Long Island Linguists played #33 Liberty MS (FL) and won 476 to 172 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 1-0, +100.

Round 2

[photo of The Blanks]

Long Island Linguists played #7 The Blanks (IN/CA) and won 419 to 417 (a spread of 2).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 2-0, +102.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 3

[photo of Lake Oswego JHS 1]

Long Island Linguists played #31 Lake Oswego JHS 1 (OR) and won 507 to 233 (a spread of 250).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 3-0, +352.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 4

[photo of Toronto School Champions]

Long Island Linguists played #64 Toronto School Champions (ON) and won 406 to 336 (a spread of 70).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 4-0, +422.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 5

[photo of Salem MS 2]

Long Island Linguists played #53 Salem MS 2 (NC) and lost 238 to 552 (a spread of -250).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 4-1, +172.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 6

[photo of Walter C. Young Knights 3]

Long Island Linguists played #68 Walter C. Young Knights 3 (FL) and won 425 to 321 (a spread of 104).

Current ranking: #7.

Current record: 5-1, +276.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 7

[photo of Tornadoes of Terror]

Long Island Linguists played #65 Tornadoes of Terror (NY) and won 383 to 336 (a spread of 47).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 6-1, +323.

Long Island Linguists is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).