up to the Lexington Scrabble® Club
Several of our regular club players went to the North American Scrabble® Championship tournament in August, 1998, and some did very well. In the following lists, names with a suffix asterisk have attended our club but we don't consider them as regulars.
Place 3 Jere Mead 21 Adam Logan (defending North American champ) 23 Merrill Kaitz 28 Joey Mallick * 49 Steven Saul 56 Arnie Horowitz 62 Daniel Goldman * 65 Matt Graham * 101 Mark Pryzbyzewski * 107 Ann Sanfedele 112 Mark Fidler 116 Ben Withers * 117 Bruce Adams 119 Joel Horn 122 Dave Leifer *
Place 1 Jerry Scheiten * 6 Scott Appel 23 Martin Smith * 39 Judy Horn 56 Elaine Patterson 65 Scott Leifer * 145 Joan Orvis
Place 1 Ben Loiterstein 37 Rod MacNeil (and prizes for a high win and a high loss) 53 Gregg Foster (and had the high play in a round on Wednesday) 95 Hilda Siegel 97 Tom Wood * 132 Peg Whitten * (played only 18/31 games)
Place 94 Scott McDougall (and a prize for the biggest comeback in the division)
The NSA web site has the complete coverage of the event. Our club member Sherrie Saint John served as an Internet correspondent, bringing up-to-the-minute coverage of the tournament as it was taking place.