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Brown, Jordan, Rice, Smith Earn Top Four Seeds in $250,000 OBL Finals in Las Vegas Friday, Saturday
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Fans can watch the OBL Finals action live on a variety of social media channels, with coverage beginning at 5:30 p.m. PT on Friday and 7:45 p.m. PT on Saturday:
The top three players from each of six OBL Regional Championships held in Houston, Atlanta, Chicago, New York, the DMV, and Los Angeles, plus four Commissioner's Choice "wild cards" were invited to compete in the OBL Finals. The single-elimination format will feature two wild card matchups, four first round games and eight second-round contests on Friday, followed by the quarterfinals, semifinals and OBL Championship match on Saturday.
The seeds and matchups are as follows:
Game 1 – (WC) Ridge Shipley, Carrolton, Texas vs (WC) Geno Lawrence, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Game 2 – (WC) Terry Hosley, Baltimore vs (WC) Chris Staples, Saginaw, Mich.
Game 3 –(18) Myron Taylor, Killeen, Texas vs (15) Dont'e Karon Wright, Jackson, S.C.
Game 4 – (17) Randy Gill (Los Angeles) vs. (16) Grant Anderson, Chicago
Game 5 – Game 1 winner vs. (13) Tiras Wade, Tampa
Game 6 – Game 2 winner vs. (14) Darien Davis, Coram, N.Y.
Game 7 – (9) Andrew Washington (Washington, D.C.) vs (8) Yoshi Craig, Chicago
Game 8 – (10) Zach Radz, Troy, N.Y. vs (7) Antonio Hester, Miami
Game 9 – (12) Matt Kiatipis, Newmarket, Ontario vs (5) George Beamon, Roslyn, N.Y.
Game 10 – (11) Marcus Hall, Houston vs (6) Kevin Kuteyi, Lanham, Md.
Game 11 – Game 5 winner vs (4) Mario Smith, Kalamazoo, Mich.
Game 12 – Game 6 winner vs (3) Glen Rice Jr., Marietta, Ga.
Game 13 – Game 3 winner vs (2) John Jordan, Houston
Game 14 – Game 4 winner vs (1) Isaiah Brown, Queens, N.Y.
Quarterfinals, Semifinals and OBL Championship