Paintball Magazine November 2018 Issue - Page 20

Of the 16 pro teams in the preliminary rounds only one team won their four games. Any guesses? Yes, Edmonton Impact. And only Paris Camp Carnage, Toulouse TonTon and Joy Division each won three. That left most of the teams with two wins in a crowded mid- level pro bracket. Edmonton Impact squaring off against Moscow Red Legion. To this point in the season Joy Division has been hanging around making or just missing the ochos. But here in Chantilly they’ve played their best ball of 2018. And that continued in the semifinals but it just wasn’t quite enough as Houston Heat pulled out a one point victory, 5-4. On In the ocho rounds MLKings, one of the two the other side of the semifinal bracket it was win teams to make the cut, lost to Ronholt Edmonton Heat taking out Moscow Red Blast, another two wins teams. Also in the Legion, 6-4. ochos Houston Heat beat Breakout Spa. Eight teams would enter the quarterfinals with four In the third versus fourth game it was hoping to advance to the semifinals. Those Moscow Red Legion playing angry, shutting four advancing would be Edmonton Impact, out Joy Division 5-0. In the finals Edmonton Joy Division, Houston Heat and Moscow Red Impact ran it up against Houston Heat 7-4 Legion. for their second straight NXL Europe victory. Edmonton Impact finished the season ranked The semifinals saw two very tough matchups first in the professional division. with Houston Heat facing Joy Division and 020 paintball.media magazine