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     LEXINGTON SCRABBLE PLAYERS CLUB #108 NEWS FOR APRIL 27, 2017

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------
     1 Jere Mead               1820       1     0        500
     2 Seth Lipkin           - 1774       2     2        421
     3 Richard Buck          = 1767      29     7        438
     4 Joel Horn             + 1759     100    55        415
     5 Wes Eddings             1752      24     9        409
       Steven Saul           - 1752      67    31        415
     7 Mike Wolfberg         - 1744      70    30        412
     8 Mark Fidler           - 1740      52    26        396
     9 Chris Kulig           + 1724      41    37        401
       Jack Peters             1724      11     7        393

       PLAYER                 RATING    WINS LOSSES    AVERAGE   RANK
       ------                 ------    ---- ------    -------   ----
    Aronie, Emmanuel         - 1633      16    17        365      20
    Bergmann, Jake           - 1709      25    22        393      12
    Buck, Richard            = 1767      29     7        438       3
    Cassel, Claudia            1619      20    38        351      22
    Cheras, John               1731/A     2     1        390 
    Cole, Judy               + 1705       5     1        424      13
    Conti, Jane                1787/5     1     4        396 
    Eddings, Wes               1752      24     9        409       5
    Fidler, Mark             - 1740      52    26        396       8
    Finkey, Don                1737/A    12     8        406 
    Giovinazzo, Linda          1637      21    35        369      19
    Goldstein, Marc            1620       2     4        314      21
    Gonzales, Steven           1561/A     5    11        333 
    Green, Aaron             + 1723      20    22        382      11
    Horn, Joel               + 1759     100    55        415       4
    Horn, Judy               - 1702      76    62        399      14
    Kraus, Marvin              1683      46    66        376      15
    Krycka, James              1604      10    40        352      24
    Kt., Trx.                - 1605      34    84        340      23
    Kulig, Chris             + 1724      41    37        401       9
    Lipkin, Seth             - 1774       2     2        421       2
    McDonald, Carol            1683      43    50        382      15
    Mead, Jere                 1820       1     0        500       1
    Peters, Jack               1724      11     7        393       9
    Peters, Robin              1562       3     9        341      26
    Revkin, Barbara            1710/A    14     8        418 
    Saul, Steven             - 1752      67    31        415       5
    Sinacola, Chris            1733/A     2     1        398 
    Sousounis, Basil         + 1567       5    12        344      25
    Sousounis, Christopher   + 1381       2    15        310      27
    Sousounis, Maria           1227       0     9        279      28
    Spates, Sue                1544/6     2     4        337 
    Spiller, Diana             1692/A    15    17        397 
    Wolfberg, Mike           - 1744      70    30        412       7
    Wood, Betsey             - 1672       5     5        379      17
    Yorra, Wayne               1642      12    14        359      18

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There were 16 players in attendance when we last met on April 20, 2017.

Congratulations to Aaron G. for having the high-above-average game last
week, in which he scored 581, 53.8% above his average.

Other high scores: Chris K. 557 and 514, Richard B. 531, Seth 508

High losing scores: Joel 445 to Mike W. 460, Seth 406 to Joel 455

High rating increases: Chris K. +27, Christopher Sousounis +20,
                       Aaron G. +16, Judy C. +15

These are the words challenged or considered last week:

LEW, AYED, DUTZ, OWER, BUBOS, FEETY, GREEKS, HINGER, ARCUATE, ARMLIKE,
DANDIER, DITZIES, HOOPIER, RETILES, STOWERS, BEATLESS, CARNIVAL, CRANIATE,
MISCHECK, SPEARMAN
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(WORE), HINGER (NIGHER), ARCUATE, ARMLIKE, DANDIER (DRAINED), RETILES
(LEISTER STERILE), (WORSETS), BEATLESS, CARNIVAL, CRANIATE (CARINATE),
SPEARMAN (PARMESAN)

At the recent weekend tourney in Woburn MA, BAT to the Future...
 The tourney was organized by Judy Horn, and it was directed by Judy C.
 and Brad W. Both Horns played in the events of the weekend.

 In the Friday afternoon 5-game OWL Early Bird with 6-player divisions:
  In Div. 1:   Chris K. (seeded 5th) was 3rd,
               lower half: Mike W. and Joel
  In Div. 2:   Judy H. 3rd, lower half: Diana and Carol
  In Div. 3:   Marvin (seeded 5th) won with 5-0 +532,
               lower half: Linda
  In Div. 4:   Trx. won, lower half: James
  In CSW Div.: Richard 2nd, Jake 3rd
 In the Friday evening Pairs Event with 4 teams:
  The winners were Judy H. and Joel, lower half: Carol and Mike W.
           
 In the 14-game Main Event with 14-player divisions:
  In Div. 1:   Seth (seeded 7th) was 3rd, Joey M. 7th,
               lower half: Mike W., Mark, Jere
   Jere had a tough-luck award with a spread of -26 in four games
  In Div. 2:   Wes won 12-2 +645, Joel 2nd, Don 3rd, Chris K. 6th,
               lower half: Judy H. and Carol
   Judy H. had a game in which she played 4 consecutive bingos, three
   of which we challenged and stayed, she played another bingo too; one
   of her bingos was a nine; she won with a 582, which was the high win.
   Chris K. had a tough-luck award with a spread of -96 in four games.
  In Div. 3:   Jack (seeded 7th) was 2nd, Diana 5th,
               lower half: Betsey, Diana had the low win
  In Div. 4:   Nicole (seeded 14th) was 3rd, Jane Conti 4th,
               Wayne 6th, lower half: Emmanuel, Wayne had the high loss
  In Div. 5:   lower half: James
  In CSW Div.: Richard 7th, lower half: Chris S., Jake, John C.;
               Chris S. had the high win, Richard had the low win
 In the Saturday night Trivia Event: the Horns and Mike W., along with
 Sal Piro from NYC, won, and in second place was a team with Judy C.,
 Jake, and two others.

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