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Sisters from Round Mountain win district spelling bee

Two sisters from Round Mountain took home top honors Thursday in the Nye County districtwide spelling bee for elementary students.

The first-place winner for the kindergarten-to-second-grade division was Christina Ali, from Round Mountain; the runner-up was Wyatt Jack from Hafen Elementary, in Pahrump.

The first-place winner for the fourth-to-fifth-grade division was Natasha Ali, from Round Mountain; the runner-up was Jaycie Hayes from Manse Elementary, in Pahrump.

Middle school students will compete in the district spelling bee on Feb. 10. in the Pahrump Valley High School auditorium.

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