2022 Round 1 Results

Spelling Round
162
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Spellers eliminated in this round finished in 163rd place (tied).
No. Speller's Name Speller's Sponsor Word Spelling Given
1 Sahasrad Sathish Lake County Regional Office of Education giallolino
giallolino
2 Quinten Atutis Carroll/JoDaviess/Stephenson Regional Office of Education vaccary
vacarie
3 Wes Cooper Kankakee Valley REMC meringue
mirangue
4 Charlie Palmore The Washington Informer aficionado
afficionado
5 Ishan Ramrakhiani SNSB Indiana Regional Bee Bezier curve
Bezier curve
6 Joshua Diocares Kent Intermediate School District meunière
meunière
7 Edith Dawson The Dispatch Argus hangul
hangul
8 Juan Rondeau The Miami Herald ikebana
ikebana
9 Naresh Ram Collier County Public Schools caryatid
charyatid
10 Billy Scialla Delaware Spelling Bee a posteriori
a posteriory
11 Achyut Ethiraj SNSB Indiana Regional Bee tmesis
tmesis
12 Vikrant Chintanaboina SNSB Regional Bee (Region Two) pylorus
pylorus
13 Emma Maldarelli Hawaii State Spelling Bee kobold
cobald
14 Sydney Graham Envision Credit Union Stradivarius
Stradivarius
15 Lara Randhawa Riverside County Office of Education realgar
realgar
16 Petra Sarpong Young Educators Foundation force majeure
force majeure
17 Tejas Raman Boulder Valley School District urticaria
urticaria
18 Jia Xin Lu Boise State University caisson
kaison
19 Mihir Konkapaka The San Diego Union-Tribune gypsophila
gypsophila
20 Braydon Syx Alabama Kiwanis Foundation ormolu
ormolu
21 Rehan Koshy SNSB Regional Bee for Illinois and Texas dirigible
dirigible
22 Amelia Rice Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram piloncillo
peloncio
23 Noemie Jackson-Weaver The Washington Informer bobolink
bobolink
24 John Eoh KERO 23 ABC facile
facile
25 Christian Cherian Howard County Library lefse
lefse
26 Brody Santos The Miami Herald ligas
ligas
27 Shradha Rachamreddy SNSB Regional Bee (Region Two) escritoire
escritoire
28 Wyatt Jalocha Ludington Daily News otiose
otiose
29 Abram Polley Indiana University hinoki
hinoki
30 Matthew Yi New Orleans Chapter of The Links allonym
alinim
31 Eli Cokelet Kansas Press Association bdelloid
deloid
32 Tejas Katira Kane County Regional Office of Education lidocaine
lidocaine
33 Julia Settevendemie Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society lachsschinken
lachsschinken
34 Varshitha Bojanapati SNSB Regional Bee (Region One) euphonious
euphonious
35 Angelina Gampala WXYZ Channel 7 pastitsio
pastichio
36 Ananya Augustine Georgia Association of Educators ciliopathy
ciliopathy
37 Miles Hubbert Maryland Sports Bavarian cream
Bevarian cream
38 Bruhat Soma SNSB Regional Bee (Region One) allelopathy
39 Aydin Jones Charles County Public Schools sepulchral
supolcrol
40 Isaac Morowitz Chicago Public Schools corybantic
corybantic
41 Noemi Galan Ball State University - WIPB-TV sporran
sporon
42 N'Adom Darko-Asare Young Educators Foundation emollient
emollient
43 Sam Evans WJXT betony
betony
44 Emmie Rakes Idaho Character Foundation gaillardia
gallardia
45 Justin Tran Los Angeles Spelling Bee Collaborative catjang
katjang
46 Aiden Pham Kiwanis Club of Lafayette affogato
affogotto
47 Dominic Marroquin Olathe Public Schools illative
illative
48 Sahil Thorat Louisiana State University Shreveport skeuomorph
skeuomorph
49 Joey Finnerty Lafayette Adult Resource Academy panegyric
panegyric
50 Nesika Bellville Sourcewell lebensraum
lebensraum
51 Merit Namaste-Rose Regional Office of Education #47 nimiety
anaimeaty
52 Tristan Schneichel SAGE Publishing connoisseur
connoisseur
53 Arnav Kolluru Macon-Piatt Regional Office of Education Alfvén
Alfvén
54 Isabella Cowan WFCU Credit Union duxelles
duxell
55 Max Foley DeKalb Regional Office of Education 16 chrysolite
crysalite
56 Annie-Lois Acheampong Young Educators Foundation coulrophobia
coulrophobia
57 Ana Guadalupe Villagomez Pacific Daily News rooseveltite
roseveltite
58 Jonathan Dezir Grundy/Kendall County Regional Office of Education katakana
katakana
59 Navtaj Singh Lewiston Tribune lemniscus
lemniscus
60 Jason Khan The Orange County Register threnody
threnody
61 Aisha Haque Frederick County Public Libraries regnal
regnal
62 Levi Gould Lakes Country Service Cooperative aperçu
aperçu
63 Zoe Keith Boulder Valley School District hilum
hilum
64 Jeffrey Hsia University of Maryland Eastern Shore outré
eutray
65 Ekansh Rastogi Orlando City SC boutonniere
boutonniere
66 Faith Zapata Riverside County Office of Education appurtenances
aperdances
67 Advaith Balakrishnan ComEd, An Exelon Company Rastafarian
Rastafarian
68 Se'lah Sutton Anne Arundel County Public Schools vigneron
69 Bryce Melgar Visalia Times-Delta/Tulare Advance-Register hawok
hawok
70 Jose Garcia Lee County Spelling Bee oolite
owolite
71 Henry Olsen SNSB Regional Bee for Illinois and Texas aniseikonia
aniciconia
72 Moksh Kanukurthy Metropolitan Educational Cooperative Service Unit Casimir effect
Casimir effect
73 Riya Koya Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis deathin
deathin
74 Emily Doudna Fairbanks North Star Borough School District parallax
paralax
75 Saketh Madhusudhan The Daily Item coup de grace
coup de grace
76 Vikram Raju The Denver Post seneschal
seneschal
77 Victor Andrews Oakland Schools Education Foundation cartouches
cartuches
78 John Folsom Riverside County Office of Education gambol
gambul
79 Shrey Parikh San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools cygnet
cygnet
80 Lillian Wallace Macomb Intermediate School District reseau
resau
81 Akira Harris European PTA redingote
redingote
82 Aaron Kuebler Orlando City SC chasuble
chasuble
83 Sulayman Abdirahman Boston Centers for Youth & Families spiedini
spiedini
84 Avyay Kodali Pepper Construction and Wight & Company subrident
subrident
85 Pihu Sahai The Herald Palladium ferruginous
ferruginous
86 Luke LaValley The County Press sangfroid
safroux
87 Aliyah Alpert Arizona Educational Foundation nuciform
nuciform
88 Zain Malik WFCU Credit Union cordillera
cordillera
89 Japleen Dhillon The Office of the Fresno County Superintendent of Schools naranjilla
naranjilla
90 Brielle Brown South Central Service Cooperative guichet
gishay
91 Daniel Lemus Imperial County Office of Education farouche
farouche
92 Aditi Shashidhara Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas ganache
ganache
93 Sam Passe Southeast Service Cooperative ennui
ennui
94 Nimal Murugan Georgia Association of Educators tulsi
tulsi
95 Kalleb Oliveira The Martha's Vineyard Times nacelle
nacelle
96 Mackenzie Harmon Traverse City Record-Eagle ptosis
tosis
97 Rumaysa Nadeem ComEd, An Exelon Company lobscouse
loubscous
98 Wolfgang Schaff Boone-Winnebago Regional Office of Education demulcent
demulcent
99 Vikram Reddy The Meakem Group ullage
ullage
100 Randell Rhoads Anchorage Daily News fetticus
fedicus
101 Amelia Glass Cape Breton University limaçon
limaçon
102 Dhroov Bharatia Dallas Sports Commission obnebulate
obnebulate
103 Sophia Lopez SNSB Michigan and Ohio Regional Bee clematis
clematis
104 Abhilash Patel Orange-Ulster BOCES trompe l'oeil
trompe l'oeil
105 Tarini Nandakumar Sweet Success ATX orogeny
orogeny
106 Arnav Parat Amarillo College octonocular
octonocular
107 Nam Nguyen University of South Dakota Guarnerius
Guarius
108 Aanya Shetty Columbia Missourian toque
toque
109 Rayeann Sharma SNSB Michigan and Ohio Regional Bee execrable
execrable
110 Ka'Mauri Best The Wilson Times epideictic
epidictit
111 Tyler Nuttall South Jersey Spelling Bee camarilla
camarilla
112 Logan Edwards Carolina Panthers sturnine
sturnine
113 Harini Murali Press Communications filar
filar
114 Addison Champion The Shelby Star nugatory
nugatory
115 Cyrus Law Corning Rotary Club grissino
grissino
116 Gustavo Brignoni Eureka Enrichment & Learning Center styptic
styptic
117 David Fyffe North Rockland Central School District gentilitial
gentilicial
118 Pranav Anandh Delaware County Intermediate Unit Gaia
Gaia
119 Lindsey Roberts Dallas Sports Commission azotea
asotaya
120 Luc Calagsing Pee Dee Education Center Ficus
Ficus
121 Ellette Whitcomb Montana Television Network balbriggan
balbrigon
122 Garrick Tam The Albuquerque Journal aquiclude
aquaclude
123 Paula Daglieri The Valley Breeze transhumance
transhumance
124 Andrew Yeager Akron Beacon Journal bathos
bathos
125 Eric Goroza The Public Education Foundation haupia
126 Krishang Indaana Bergen County Division of Cultural & Historic Affairs fanfaronade
fanfaronade
127 Ava Anderson Nyssa School District 26 gules
gules
128 Akhil Giddaluri Chattanooga Times Free Press surcease
surcease
129 Ananya Rao Prassanna Omaha Sports Commission darnel
darnel
130 Jianna Marina Diamond City Sports crescive
crescive
131 Vale Esposito ScholarSkills for STARS bhangra
bhangra
132 Tessa Jones Kiwanis Club of Abilene tapetum
tapetum
133 Ariel Alhouwari University of Memphis poltroon
poltroon
134 Gabriel Fang ScholarSkills for STARS podagra
podagra
135 Yash Shelar St. Louis Post-Dispatch krausen
krausen
136 Alexis Reel Carolina Panthers maringouin
maringouin
137 Daanya Butt The Daily Star tryptophan
triptophan
138 Luna Gasevic NDACS reconnoiter
reconnoiter
139 Parker Pacifico ESC of the Western Reserve ailette
ailette
140 Joey Constantine WFMJ Television, Inc. maillot
maillot
141 Ananya Kannan WITF: Public Media for Central Pennsylvania transience
142 Addy Veerendra New Hampshire Union Leader dhurrie
dhurrie
143 Frank Dumas IV Duke Office of Durham & Community Affairs embouchure
ambushore
144 Mujtaba Raja Hudson County Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs benison
145 Julianne Liliestedt The Repository wahine
huahinee
146 Eyianna Dunn WHYY crokinole
croconal
147 Mya Maijala Three Rivers College jasmone
jasmone
148 Kaitlyn Toole Carolina Panthers repoussage
repoussage
149 Echo Brock USC Upstate secant
secant
150 Leila Hu Batavia Newspaper Corporation tsukupin
tsukepin
151 Tyler Wagner Finger Lakes Times zabaglione
zabbleyony
152 Vivinsha Veduru Texas Christian University anicca
anicca
153 Makayla McGuire Mosaic Life Care Foundation sumpsimus
sumpsimus
154 Tallulah Green Hull WHYY graticule
graticule
155 Jane Ross Pittsburgh Post-Gazette guayabera
guayabera
156 Andrew Smith The Republican Herald radicchio
radicchio
157 Avinav Prem Anand Ohio University College of Business jalousie
jalousie
158 Natalie Moeller The Lima News comanchero
chomanchero
159 Jeremy Landau WHYY sesquipedalian
sesquipedalian
160 Chris Dominick WFMJ Television, Inc. hoi polloi
hoi polloi
161 Marium Zahra EPISD Education Foundation Yeatsian
Yeatsian
162 Dahlia Cunningham Pamplin Media Group lacustrine
lacustrine
163 Shaylynn Dennis Salem News, East Liverpool Review and The Morning Journal sauger
sauger
164 Jessica Widodo The Commercial Dispatch dhole
dhole
165 Harini Jayakumar Carolina Panthers Bauhaus
Bauhaus
166 Abigail Lollis Harnett County Schools telamon
telemon
167 Jacob Theaker The Times Leader élan
élan
168 Michael Kolagani Sweet Success ATX saturnine
saturnine
169 Rex Dover The Gaston Gazette gesellschaft
gesellschaft
170 Antonia Antov Raymore-Peculiar School District funori
funori
171 Shivam Kolwalkar The Post and Courier mele
mele
172 Ella Pettyjohn 2 News Oklahoma gyokuro
giacuro
173 Jonathan Kelly Tennessee Titans Quaoar
quoar
174 Priana Khant Pennsylvania State Education Association and Council for the Advancement of Public Schools triduum
triduum
175 Lainey Gardner The Blade ad nauseam
ad nosiam
176 Brook Stewart Mid-Continent Public Library interpellate
interpellate
177 Tara Rakesh WCPO 9 gyascutus
gyascutus
178 Sahana Srikanth WCPO 9 surfeit
surfeit
179 Sophia Tun The Fayetteville Observer Pythagorean
Pythagorean
180 Parker Dodge Educational Service Center of Lorain County laulau
laolao
181 Rachel Xiang Oklahoma City Thunder Nethinim
netineem
182 Armaan Singhvi Tennessee Titans vinaigrette
vinaigrette
183 Riya Anumakonda Carolina Panthers catachresis
catachresis
184 Maximilian Hernandez KRIS Communications solenoid
solinoid
185 Nagi Aitbayeva The Post-Standard martinoe
martinoe
186 Chloe Lesher The Marietta Times ajimez
ajimeth
187 Isaac Imboden Times Union zeitgeist
zeitgeist
188 Andrew Macdonald The Herald-Star thalassic
thalassic
189 Kirsten Santos Houston Public Media tamari
tamari
190 Ben Rozema A.C.E.S. boutade
beutade
191 Kaiwen Soo Park Hill School District teratism
terratism
192 Rishi Jayakumar Carolina Panthers papeterie
papeterie
193 Micah Sterling Watertown Daily Times Devanagari
Devanagari
194 Katherine Connolly Chester County Intermediate Unit epenthesis
epenthesis
195 Kaitlyn Lee Johnston County Public Schools loess
luss
196 Miriam Campfield Tennessee Titans Novanglian
Novanglian
197 Nitya Kathiravan Somerset County Library System reveille
reveille
198 Ishika Varipilli Houston Public Media brume
brume
199 Dhagash Desai Sidelines and Stages realpolitik
realpolitik
200 Safi Sajid ScholarSkills for STARS corsair
corsair
201 Manvitha Sanjaya Charleston Gazette-Mail focaccia
fococcia
202 Charlotte Walsh Fairfax County Council PTA kathakali
kathakali
203 Aroosh Kaleem The City Journals notturno
noturno
204 Shreeya Sivakumar Midland Reporter-Telegram tokonoma
tokonoma
205 Vihaan Sibal Rapoport Holdings, LLC urushiol
urushiol
206 Saharsh Vuppala Wyoming Systems Group of Businesses ageusia
ageusia
207 Prince Parker Brown Ramar Communications kalimba
kalimba
208 Maya Jean Jadhav Wisconsin State Journal frazil
frazil
209 Harsha Dinesh Loudoun County Public Schools de rigueur
de rigeur
210 Trey Felton III Richmond Times-Dispatch Gurmukhi
Gourmokey
211 Hudson Himmerich Sweetwater County BOCES velouté
valute
212 Jie Laboriante Rio Grande Valley AIM Media Texas nudibranch
nudibranch
213 Nathaniel Rimocal Laredo Morning Times aporia
aporia
214 Elise Cournoyer VTDigger béchamel
béchamel
215 Leanna Gonzales The Free Lance-Star xerogel
ziragel
216 Bryan Milstead Rockingham District Ruritans Aglaia
Aglaia
217 Shadya Coureur The Virgin Islands Daily News Huallaga
Huayaga
218 Bryce Nguyen The Clarksburg Exponent-Telegram porwigle
porwigle
219 Maria Del Carmen Sanchez The Ministry of Education totipotency
totipotency
220 Gavin Maxey Big Brothers and Big Sisters ammonite
ammonite
221 Deetya Vuppala Wyoming Systems Group of Businesses taoiseach
taoiseach
222 Roy Seligman The Ministry of Education goanna
goanna
223 Surya Kapu The City Journals gudgeon
gudgeon
224 Graham Woodruff The Roanoke Times Teutonic
Teutonic
225 Grant Ward Four Seasons YMCA violaceous
violetious
226 Akash Vukoti San Angelo Area Spelling Bee beurre
beurre
227 Peyton DeMichele InsideNoVa/Prince William stanchion
stanchion
228 Cole Moore Victoria Advocate daguerreotype
digereotype
229 Jocelyne Francom Southeast Education Service Center internecine
internasine
230 Henry Mathewes The Daily Progress and News Virginian unguiculate
unguiculate
231 Harini Logan The Brauntex Performing Arts Theatre Association iatrogenic
iatrogenic
232 Sirjana Kaur Town Hall Seattle puerilely
puerilely
233 Pahrto Asadi WHRO Public Media genuflect
genuflect
234 Shijay Sivakumar Ector County Independent School District hiortdahlite
hiortdahlite