Lloyd Pearse of Thiruvananthapuram, with four points, claimed the overall title in the Crossword Kerala State Scrabble Championship that concluded here the other day.
Sam Joseph (3 wins) and Shinoy George (2 wins) finished second and third respectively.
Asha Kamath, Sobha Thampi and Sudhakshna Thampi took the top three spots among women.In the under-18 category, V Sridev of Sri Sri Ravi Vidya Mandir, Cheppanam, Tejas Ratnam of Choice School, Tripunithura, and Salva Sherif of Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Vaduthala, bagged the top three places.
Meanwhile, Choice School students Esha Paul and Sukhpreet Singh stood first and second respectively in the under-15 section, with Fathima Hakkim of Toc H Public School, Vytilla, in third position. Choice bagged the Best School title.
The tournament was organised by the Crossword bookstore in association with Team Sam Academy under the auspices of the Scrabble Association of Kerala.