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NSSC 2012: O'Connor & Tilliss [#43]

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On this page, you will find information about O'Connor & Tilliss, 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, +533, and is ranked #3.

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 O'Connor & Tilliss]

Team name: O'Connor & Tilliss
Team members: Matthew O'Connor (Grade 8) and Seth Tilliss (Grade 7)
Home: DeWitt/Syracuse, NY, USA
Round by Round

High score: 521
Average for: 421
Average against: 340

Round 1

[photo of D.C. School SCRABBLE 7]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #22 D.C. School SCRABBLE 7 (DC) and won 405 to 288 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 1-0, +100.

Round 2

[photo of Hampton Bays MS Purple]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #29 Hampton Bays MS Purple (NY) and won 409 to 241 (a spread of 150).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 2-0, +250.

O'Connor & Tilliss is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 3

[photo of Salem MS 1]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #52 Salem MS 1 (NC) and lost 384 to 442 (a spread of -58).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 2-1, +192.

O'Connor & Tilliss is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Round 4

[photo of Texas School Champions]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #62 Texas School Champions (TX) and won 362 to 335 (a spread of 27).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 3-1, +219.

Round 5

[photo of Bay Farm Montessori]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #72 Bay Farm Montessori (MA) and won 417 to 393 (a spread of 24).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 4-1, +243.

Round 6

[photo of Smith MS 2]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #57 Smith MS 2 (NC) and won 447 to 392 (a spread of 55).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 5-1, +298.

O'Connor & Tilliss is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 7

[photo of D.C. School SCRABBLE 1]

O'Connor & Tilliss played #16 D.C. School SCRABBLE 1 (DC) and won 521 to 286 (a spread of 235).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 6-1, +533.

O'Connor & Tilliss is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).