- Associated Press - Thursday, May 28, 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - The Wisconsin contestants in the Scripps National Spelling Bee have been eliminated.

The Wisconsin State Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1KAMvzL ) all three contestants were eliminated Wednesday in National Harbor, Maryland. Those were Badger State Spelling Bee champion Ashwin Sankrithi of New Berlin and the state’s two runners-up - Martius Bautista of Madison and Meghna Datta of Cross Plains.

The preliminaries consisted of a multiple choice test that was administered Tuesday, as well as two rounds of oral spelling on stage Wednesday.

Sankrithi, Bautista and Datta did not score high enough to make Thursday’s semifinals.

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Information from: Wisconsin State Journal, https://www.madison.com/wsj


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