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NSSC 2012: Salem ES [#51]

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On this page, you will find information about Salem ES, 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 4.5-2.5, +151, and is ranked #17.

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 Salem ES]

Team name: Salem ES
Team members: Aaron King (Grade 4) and Suraj Rao (Grade 4)
Home: Apex, NC, USA
Round by Round

High score: 471
Average for: 349
Average against: 339

Round 1

[photo of Salem MS 2]

Salem ES played #53 Salem MS 2 (NC) and lost 285 to 466 (a spread of -100).

Current ranking: #46.

Current record: 0-1, -100.

Round 2

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Salem ES played #55 Seawell ES (NC) and won 362 to 288 (a spread of 74).

Current ranking: #39.

Current record: 1-1, -26.

Round 3

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Salem ES played #66 Walter C. Young Knights 1 (FL) and won 350 to 307 (a spread of 43).

Current ranking: #30.

Current record: 2-1, +17.

Round 4

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Salem ES played #67 Walter C. Young Knights 2 (FL) and tied at 305.

Current ranking: #24.

Current record: 2.5-1.5, +17.

Round 5

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Salem ES played #32 Lake Oswego JHS 2 (OR) and won 471 to 291 (a spread of 180).

Current ranking: #13.

Current record: 3.5-1.5, +197.

Round 6

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Salem ES played #16 D.C. School SCRABBLE 1 (DC) and lost 313 to 429 (a spread of -116).

Current ranking: #26.

Current record: 3.5-2.5, +81.

Round 7

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Salem ES played #67 Walter C. Young Knights 2 (FL) again and won 358 to 288 (a spread of 70).

Current ranking: #17.

Current record: 4.5-2.5, +151.