SoCal Express 2022 Black battled through a tough bracket on Sunday to take home the championship trophy in the Impact 2022 division of the Adrenaline Challenge.
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.