After breezing through Saturday’s pool play with relatively comfortable scores of 14-0, 10-2 and 8-4 to win Pool A, the Express faced tougher tests in Sunday’s Championship bracket.
The Express first held off CitySide 2022 Green 3-0 in the quarterfinals, then beat RC 2022 8-4 in the semifinals. That set up a title match with Texas United 2022 in which Express managed a 5-3 victory.
Elsewhere in the division:
- After opening pool play with a 5-5 tie against 3d Oregon 2022, RC 2022 won three in a row to reach the semifinals. RC finished the tournament 3-1-1.
- Santa Monica Dragons Select 8 Blue went 2-1 in pool play, then lost 9-0 to Texas United 2022 before bouncing back to beat ADVNC Sacramento 2022 in a consolation game.
- SoCal Express 2022 Silver followed a 1-2 pool-play record Saturday with Sunday victories over Islanders 2022 and 3d San Diego 2022 before finishing with an 8-5 loss to 3d Oregon 2022.
- 3d San Diego 2022 went 1-2 in pool play, then beat Titanium 2022 8-1 Sunday morning before falling to SoCal Express 2022 Silver to wrap up its schedule.
- LA Mavs 2022 Red posted an 8-3 victory over Utah LC 2022 on Sunday, bouncing back from an 0-3 pool-play record on Saturday.
Complete scores and results can be found on Tourney Machine.