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Sophia Lopez, 13

Ohio Regional Spelling Bee
Dayton, Ohio
Sophia finished in 16th place (tied).
Round Word/Question Spelling/Answer Given
1 hepatectomy
hepatectomy
2 Another word for pious is:
devout
3 slough
slough
4 hygrometer
hygrometer
5 Someone on a junket is:
taking a trip
6 compotator
compotator
7 yamamai
yamamai
8 If something is pomaceous, it relates to:
a fragrant hair dressing
Correct answer: apples

Journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Winning word in qualifying spelling bee

Beauceron

Other words spelled correctly in local competition

vigorous, scytale, Chantilly, myelocyte, anorak