City Guards (4) vs Chili's Cohorts (5)
The Guards deploy two monstrous centers along with their star forward. The Guards love to score inside. The Cohorts will attempt to counter with their star guard and veteran center.
We have a minor upset right at the start. The Cohorts ran out to a first half lead 32-26 lead by guard Rock Nash while star City Guard forward Twang McDowt managed only 8 points. The Guards mounted a furious comeback in the second have that was matched by the Cohorts as they held on for the victory and move on to the second round.The Cohorts await the victor of Game 3 between the Gold Coins and the Mongrel Maniacs.
Adventurer's Guild (1) vs Pure Magic (8)
The Adventurer's Guild employ a stifling defense and a superstar center Dwight Minotaur. Pure Magic uses the combination of the star guard Linn the Gnome and a furious fast break.
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No Upset here. The Magic took a 6 point lead into halftime 29-23 but Dwight poured in 27 second half points and the defense continued to keep the fast break in check. The number one seed Guild move on into the next round. The Guild will face the winner of Game 4 between the Secrets and Open Hands.
Gold Coins (2) vs Mongrel Maniacs (7)
The Gold Coins will pit their superstar guard Hank Glitters against the three point barrage of the Mongrel Maniacs.
The Maniacs were a team possessed today as they rained three pointers all afternoon. The game was never close despite the 30 points scored by Glitters. The Maniacs move on to face the Cohorts in the second round.
Secrets (3) vs Open Hands (6)
Master coach Phil Juju and star ogre center Shack Shaker take on the solid bench and veteran guard Reggie Mueller from the Open Hands.
Reggie and the Bench lead the way in the first half and it appeared there might be another first round upset but Shack scored 28 and Phil had other ideas as the Secrets came from behind to win and advance.