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NSC 2008: Julia Scruggs [#72]

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On this page, you will find information about Julia Scruggs, who is competing at the 2008 National SCRABBLE® Championship. This page was updated at least hourly between 09:00 A.M. and midnight local time. This player currently has a record of 18-10, +479, and is ranked #6 in Division 6.

Lower on this page, you can find brief self-reported biographical details of the player, statistics on the player’s past several years of rated tournament play in North America, a graphic showing the player’s ups and downs at this tournament, and a round-by-round report on the player’s opponents and games.

Background Information

[photo of Julia Scruggs]

Given name(s): Julia
Surname(s): Scruggs
Home: Stockbridge, GA, United States
Occupation: Retired
Round by Round

High score: 501
Average for: 365
Average against: 348

Round 1

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Scruggs played #19 Paul Drake (Grand Blanc, MI) and lost 361 to 387 (a spread of -26).

Current ranking: #48.

Current record: 0-1, -26.

Round 2

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Scruggs played #24 Kay Faust (Baltimore, VT) and won 382 to 335 (a spread of 47).

Current ranking: #36.

Current record: 1-1, +21.

Round 3

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Scruggs played #29 L Cheryl Francis (Indian Island, Old Town, ME) and won 355 to 354 (a spread of 1).

Current ranking: #33.

Current record: 2-1, +22.

Round 4

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Scruggs played #13 Katie Buechner (Beaver Dam, WI) and won 414 to 281 (a spread of 133).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 3-1, +155.

Round 5

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Scruggs played #2 Paul Becker (Holden, MA) and lost 321 to 344 (a spread of -23).

Current ranking: #28.

Current record: 3-2, +132.

Round 6

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Scruggs played #37 Lois M Hawkins (Los Angeles, CA) and won 386 to 286 (a spread of 100).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 4-2, +232.

Round 7

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Scruggs played #59 Linda Nervis (Dayton, OH) and won 386 to 340 (a spread of 46).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 5-2, +278.

Round 8

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Scruggs played #47 John Lauck (Hermiston, OR) and won 418 to 306 (a spread of 112).

Current ranking: #8.

Current record: 6-2, +390.

Round 9

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Scruggs played #73 John Spangler (Versailles, KY) and won 420 to 334 (a spread of 86).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 7-2, +476.

Round 10

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Scruggs played #38 Stefan Huber (Tampa, FL) and won 378 to 350 (a spread of 28).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 8-2, +504.

Round 11

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Scruggs played #23 Brian Farello (West Hills, NY) and won 293 to 278 (a spread of 15).

Current ranking: #3.

Current record: 9-2, +519.

Round 12

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Scruggs played #69 Bradley Robbins (Windham, NH) and lost 365 to 383 (a spread of -18).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 9-3, +501.

Round 13

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Scruggs played #21 Harry Durbin (Collierville, TN) and lost 294 to 379 (a spread of -85).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 9-4, +416.

Round 14

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Scruggs played #63 Dave Rauppius (Athens, GA) and lost 310 to 428 (a spread of -118).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 9-5, +298.

Round 15

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Scruggs played #41 Kathy Johnson (Houston, TX) and lost 354 to 395 (a spread of -41).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 9-6, +257.

Round 16

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Scruggs played #43 Janice Konkol (Amherst, WI) and won 400 to 310 (a spread of 90).

Current ranking: #15.

Current record: 10-6, +347.

Round 17

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Scruggs played #78 Edmond Wilson (Hillsboro, OR) and won 337 to 312 (a spread of 25).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 11-6, +372.

Round 18

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Scruggs played #28 Josephine Flowers (West Memphis, AR) and lost 299 to 444 (a spread of -145).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 11-7, +227.

Round 19

[photo of Jamie De Jong]

Scruggs played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) and lost 304 to 388 (a spread of -84).

Current ranking: #22.

Current record: 11-8, +143.

Round 20

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Scruggs played #50 Lois Lockhart (Newark, NJ) and won 402 to 268 (a spread of 134).

Current ranking: #18.

Current record: 12-8, +277.

Round 21

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Scruggs played #57 Aune Mitchell (Ridgefield, CT) and won 381 to 369 (a spread of 12).

Current ranking: #12.

Current record: 13-8, +289.

Round 22

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Scruggs played #54 Sara McLaughlin (Lubbock, TX) and lost 345 to 408 (a spread of -63).

Current ranking: #19.

Current record: 13-9, +226.

Round 23

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Scruggs played #16 Ryan Chepita (Ottawa ON) and won 364 to 361 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #16.

Current record: 14-9, +229.

Round 24

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Scruggs played #3 Richard Bell (St. Louis, MO) and won 379 to 346 (a spread of 33).

Current ranking: #10.

Current record: 15-9, +262.

Round 25

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Scruggs played #52 Tony Ludwig (Chandler, AZ) and won 425 to 213 (a spread of 212).

Current ranking: #9.

Current record: 16-9, +474.

Round 26

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Scruggs played #76 Avis Turner (Decatur, GA) and won 501 to 333 (a spread of 168).

Current ranking: #5.

Current record: 17-9, +642.

Round 27

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Scruggs played #18 Jamie De Jong (Ottawa ON) again and won 355 to 352 (a spread of 3).

Current ranking: #4.

Current record: 18-9, +645.

Round 28

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Scruggs played #21 Harry Durbin (Collierville, TN) again and lost 283 to 449 (a spread of -166).

Current ranking: #6.

Current record: 18-10, +479.

Award Ceremony  

Scruggs is mentioned in this round’s commentary (1 hit).


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