2 boys declared co-champions of Spelling Bee

Judges say they had to call a tie because they ran out of designated championship words.

From left, Mary Horton, 13, of West Melbourne,

From left, Mary Horton, 13, of West Melbourne, Fla., Tajaun Gibbison, 13, of Mandeville, Jamaica, and Alia Abiad, 14, of Western Springs, Ill., celebrate, after receiving their medals from Paige Kimble, right, executive director of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, and making it to the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, May 29, 2014, at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) (Credit: AP)

OXON HILL, Md. - Two whiz kids are now the Scripps National Spelling Bee champs.  

For the first time in more than 50 years, there were two winners at the Spelling Bee. 

Ansun Sujoe, of Texas, and Sriram Hathwar, from upstate New York, both took home the title. 

Judges say they had to call a tie because they ran out of designated championship words. 

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