Students tie in Oakland spelling bee

Brian Zheng and Winnie Chang proved to be perfect spellers and went through all of the words the judges had. (ABC7)

February 4, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
It's bee season in Oakland.

Students from the Oakland Unified School District competed in its annual spelling bee, but when it came down to the final two spellers, one could not out-spell the other.

Eventually the organizers ran out of words and out of time. In the end it was declared a tie.

Brian Zheng and Winnie Chang will both represent Oakland at the Alameda County competition in March.