Ridgefield Library players dominated the 2018 North American School Scrabble Championship held April 28-29, at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. Seven Ridgefield Library players finished in the top ten in their divisions.
The top prize of $10,000 in the Championship Division went to Ridgefield Library player Jeffrey Pogue, a seventh grader from Westport. Jeffrey teamed with Noah Slatkoff, a sixth grader from Ottawa, to win all nine of their games. The boys also won the prize for high win, scoring 614 points in their third game. Fellow Ridgefield Library players Joey and Jake Nadol, Ridgefield eighth grade and fourth grade, finished 10th in the Championship Division.