WASHINGTON, May 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A pair of 8 th graders from Smith Middle School in Chapel Hill, NC defeated 88 other teams from all over the United States and Canada to win the 11 th annual event. Kevin Bowerman and Raymond Gao finished the event with a 6-1 record and +717 point spread. Some of the more unusual words played were YUAN (a monetary unit of China), PAEON (a metrical foot of four syllables) and KUDU (a large antelope). For more information go to schoolscrabble.com.
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