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NSSC 2012: Salem MS 2 [#53]

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On this page, you will find information about Salem MS 2, 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, +847, and is ranked #2.

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 MS 2]

Team name: Salem MS 2
Team members: Andy Hoang (Grade 8) and Erik Salgado (Grade 8)
Home: Cary, NC, USA
Round by Round

High score: 552
Average for: 431
Average against: 289

Round 1

[photo of Salem ES]

Salem MS 2 played #51 Salem ES (NC) and won 466 to 285 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 1-0, +100.

Round 2

[photo of St. John Lutheran 2]

Salem MS 2 played #60 St. John Lutheran 2 (IN) and won 401 to 269 (a spread of 132).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 2-0, +232.

Round 3

[photo of D.C. School SCRABBLE 2]

Salem MS 2 played #17 D.C. School SCRABBLE 2 (DC) and won 413 to 191 (a spread of 222).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 3-0, +454.

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Round 4

[photo of Bay Farm Montessori]

Salem MS 2 played #72 Bay Farm Montessori (MA) and won 450 to 337 (a spread of 113).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 4-0, +567.

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 5

[photo of Long Island Linguists]

Salem MS 2 played #34 Long Island Linguists (NY) and won 552 to 238 (a spread of 250).

Current ranking: #1.

Current record: 5-0, +817.

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 6

[photo of Da Talisman Honchos]

Salem MS 2 played #13 Da Talisman Honchos (NJ) and lost 372 to 407 (a spread of -35).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 5-1, +782.

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (3 hits).

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (4 hits).

Round 7

[photo of Carlisle Public]

Salem MS 2 played #8 Carlisle Public (MA) and won 362 to 297 (a spread of 65).

Current ranking: #2.

Current record: 6-1, +847.

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (8 hits).

Final Round 1  

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).

Salem MS 2 is mentioned in this round’s photo captions (48 hits).